With a 12-year career with the Wallabies under his belt, Tim Horan was already regarded as one of the greats when he retired in 2000. He began his international career against the All Blacks in 1989, and then two years later helped Australia win the 1991 World Cup. In 1999, Tim became one of only six players to have won two Rugby World Cups, picking the “Player of the Tournament” award along the way.
Tim was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia on Australia Day 2009. He is a member of the Australia Sport “Hall of Fame” the International Rugby “Hall of Fame” and was awarded the Centenary Medal 2001.
After hanging up his boots, Tim turned to public speaking and commentating while also pursuing a career in corporate life. He remains a key member of the Fox Sports commentary team.
In June 2018, advisory and investment firm River and Mercantile Group Plc’s appointed Tim as the Managing Director of its newly launched Australia and New Zealand operation, where the firm manages more than $1 billion.
He joined River and Mercantile Asset Management LLP from Australian bank Westpac where he was head of sports and entertainment business in Private and Premium Banking for more than seven years.
Tim has been able to excel in his positions and share valuable business knowledge on the public speaking circuit thanks to the education he received from Bond University, where he studied an Executive MBA In 2014 and was awarded valedictorian. Tim’s MBA has also help amplify his already impressive level of business intelligence and natural leadership qualities.