Tim is the founding partner of Foster Wilson Architects (formerly Tim Foster Architects). Before establishing the practice in 1979 he worked for Roderick Ham and Partners and as consultant architect to Theatre Projects Consultants.
Tim has been responsible for many theatre projects carried out by the practice including The Tricycle Theatre and Cinema, the Salisbury Playhouse Redevelopment, The Trafalgar Studios, The Broadway Theatre in Barking, the redevelopment of The Theatre Royal Norwich, The Yaa Centre in West London, the restoration of the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham and St James Theatre, London. Educational projects include The Parabola Arts Centre for Cheltenham Ladies’ College, The Caryl Churchill Theatre at Royal Holloway University and The Quarry Theatre at St Luke’s for Bedford School.
Tim was chair of the editorial board and a contributor to Theatre Buildings: A Design Guide, published by Routledge in 2010. He has been an Arts Council Lottery assessor in England and Scotland and is currently chairman of the ABTT Theatre Planning Committee and the OISTAT Architecture Commission. He was elected a Fellow of the ABTT in 2012. From 2009 to 2015 he was a trustee of The Theatres Trust, the national advisory public body for theatres in the UK.