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date: 23 February 2024

Timpson, (William) James free

Timpson, (William) James free

OBE 2011

Born Knutsford, Cheshire 17 Sept. 1971; s of Sir (William) John (Anthony) Timpson, qv ; m 1997, Roisin Brannigan; two s one d

DL; Chief Executive, Timpson Group, since 2002


Uppingham Sch.; Durham Univ. (BA Geog.)


Goldman Vis. Prof. of Innovation and Enterprise, Newcastle Univ., 2013–14. Chair, Prison Reform Trust, 2016–; Trustee, Tate, 2017–. Hon. Fellow, Cardiff Metropolitan Univ., 2017. Chancellor, Keele Univ., 2022–. FCGI 2017. DL Cheshire, 2019. Albert Medal, RSA, 2015


family, Bristol motorcars, prisons


Timpson Ltd, Claverton Road, Whythenshaw, Manchester M23 9TT

(0161) 946 6224

See Also

A. E. Timpson