Tim is an applied researcher primarily working at the University of Birmingham where he conducts research in the field of sports nutrition and carbohydrate metabolism. He is also one of the nutritionists for BORA hansgrohe World Tour cycling team, a Head of Developement at Nduranz sports nutrition brand, Head of Science at the Human Performance Centre in Slovenia and a visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Primorska, Slovenia.
Tim obtained his PhD degree degree at one of the worlds’ leading university in the field of exercise sciences at the University of Birmingham. He graduated from Kinesiology at the University of Ljubljana and subsequently completed his Masters degree at the University of Birmingham.
He is a well renowned scientist in the field of carbohydrate metabolism in relation to endurance exercise.
Tim also offers nutritional advice to a number of professional, semi-professional and amateur riders.
Before falling in love with science, Tim used to be a member of Slovenian national sailing team. He has recently replaced a boat with a bike and is sometimes described as a Professional Laboratory Bike Rider as he does so many tests on himself. He loves climbing up the Stelvio and Mortirolo in summer months.