Internationally Renowned Leader in Positive Psychology and Founder of The Happiness Institute
Tim is the founder and Chief Happiness Officer of The Happiness Institute, Australia's first and largest organisation solely dedicated to enhancing happiness in individuals and organisations. Also known as Dr Happy, he is at the forefront of the positive psychology movement.
Tim is incredibly passionate about enhancing happiness at work and promoting healthy living via positive psychology principles. He has an impressive record as an academic, clinician and coach with three degrees in psychology (including a PhD). Tim has taught in all the major universities in New South Wales. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Positive Psychology at UTS and RMIT University.
An internationally renowned leader in Positive Psychology, Tim is also a highly sought-after speaker, consultant and author. He has worked with numerous organisations such as Twitter, Dyson, Ernst & Young, Coca Cola and Westpac.
As a speaker, Tim delivers impactful and engaging keynotes, covering topics such as resilience, coping with change and applications of positive psychology. He teaches his audience about the fundamentals of a happier existence. He offers practical tools to create real and lasting change. Tim has appeared in both local and international media, including Sunrise, The Morning Show, The Herald Sun, Today, the SMH and Women's Health.
A best-selling author, Tim has been a regular contributor to the Sydney Morning Herald and has collaborated with brands and helped shape campaigns for companies such as AMP, Tip Top, Officeworks, Fitness First and Jenny Craig. He also regularly writes a column for HIF's Healthy Lifestyle Blog.
With unparalleled success in the academic, professional and business fields, Tim's accomplishments were recognised in 2008 by the Australian Davos Connection when he received a Future Leader Award.
In 2011, Tim was invited by the Australia Day Council to become an Australia Day Ambassador.