Tim Balcon

Tim, Balcon, Chief Executive, Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment

Tim Balcon is Chief Executive of IEMA. With solid expertise on professional skills and growing organisations, Tim is leading IEMA towards achieving its global ambition to transform the world to sustainability.


Tim joined IEMA in 2013 and since then has created a new vision for IEMA, reviewed and implemented a new governance structure and in 2016, led the organisation through an ambitious and comprehensive project to refresh IEMA’s membership structure and value offering.


He is an experienced Chief Executive and has led previous organisations from start-up to rapid growth through to high performance in the energy, utility and education sectors. He was previously Chief Executive of Energy and Utility Skills (EU Skills Group) which includes the National Skills Academy for Power. As well as his position as Chief Executive of IEMA, he is also currently a non-executive member of OfQUAL and has held previous appointments including Chief Executive of GWINTO (Gas and Water Industries Training Organisation), non-executive position at Aston University Engineering Academy, and is a past President of the Institute of Water.