Tim Fowler is a Programme Manager in the University of Oxford and an experienced international development professional.
Tim works with the Oxford Programme for Sustainable Infrastructure Systems (OPSIS). OPSIS is a dynamic and innovative research team, with important links into government, industry and the international academic community. OPSIS is widely regarded for its innovative contributions in systems modelling, risk analysis and infrastructure policy. He is responsible for managing the administration and finances of a complex portfolio of over 15 research grants. His role includes the monitoring of progress and deliverables, reporting and communications of research teams located in different universities and agencies. He also manages relationships and contracts with a wide range of stakeholders and consultants.
He holds a Masters Degree in Land and Water Management from Cranfield University and a BSc in Environmental Science from Plymouth University.
He has been working in various departments in the University since 2018, including the Council Secretariat. Before then, he worked in the Third Sector (latterly with Oxfam GB in the UK and WaterAid in Uganda). He has worked long-term in five African countries and short-term in numerous others across the globe.