Since leaving the House of Commons in 2015 where Tim was Chair of the Energy of the Energy & Climate Change Select Committee (2010-2015), Tim has been working in various energy and climate change related roles in the business and academic worlds. These include Chairman of The New Nuclear Watch Institute (formerly New Nuclear Watch Europe), and Chair of the University of Sheffield Energy 2050 Industrial Advisory Board.
Tim remains a Director of Getlink SE (formerly Groupe Eurotunnel), one of the largest listed companies in France, where he chair's the Board Strategy and Sustainable Development Committee. In 2016 KOTRA, the Korean trade office, appointed Tim as the Honorary Ambassador of Foreign Investment Promotion for South Korea. Tim is also works with the UK-China (Guangdong) CCUS Centre on carbon capture projects, on the design of China's emissions trading system, and with business on inward investment from China to the UK.