After a long career in investment banking, Tim joined ACG Education as CFO in 2011 to lead the acquisition programme, which resulted in the creation of a wider education group. In his current role as Chief Investment Officer, Tim has responsibility for ACG’s government and regulatory relationships, university partnerships, M&A, property and leadership of various strategic growth projects.
Tim graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from Imperial College, London, before spending eight years working for PricewaterhouseCoopers in New Zealand and Europe. That was followed by 17 years of investment banking experience with a number of international banking organisations. Before joining ACG Education, Tim was based in Singapore where he headed up the Corporate Finance Business of ING Bank in South East Asia.
Tim is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Directors.
Clarence van der Wel was born, raised and educated in New Zealand. He graduated from Waikato University with a degree in Mathematics before beginning a career in teaching. He held various middle and senior management positions before joining the ACG Group as a School Principal in 1999. In 2010, Clarence was appointed to the Senior Executive of Academic Colleges Group and is currently the Chief Operating Officer. Since June 2012, Clarence has also been the General Director of ACG International School Vietnam initially and then after the Schools merged took up the role of General Director of Australian International School.