Tims Sims has enjoyed tremendous success as a business consultant and private equity investor. In this interview, he reveals how his drive has come from a deep sense of insecurity and how recognising this has transformed his outlook on life, God and other people.
The paradox of success
How recognising one's deep insecurity changes everything
Tim is a founder of Pacific Equity Partners and is a member of the firm’s Operating Committee. Prior to founding PEP, Tim was the Chairman and Managing Director of Bain & Company’s Australasian and African operations and a member of Bain & Company’s Global Executive Committee. Tim has also served on a number of government committees and led national strategy projects. Tim received a BA/MA from Oxford University where he was a Mitsui European Scholar and an MPA from Harvard where he was a Kennedy Scholar. In 2019, Tim was made a member in the general division of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to the community through philanthropic initiatives.