Tim Briercliffe

Position: Secretary General, AIPH, the International Association of Horticultural Producers

Tim has been Secretary General of AIPH since June 2013. Based in the headquarters in the UK, he is responsible for the management and administration of the association which includes the approval of international horticultural exhibitions, Green City initiatives, statistics and environmental and technical issues facing growers of ornamental plants.

Tim has overseen the approval and monitoring of A1 and B category Expos in Suncheon (South Korea 2013), Qingdao (P.R. China 2014), Antalya (Turkey 2016), Tangshan (P.R. China 2016), Taichung (Chinese Taipei 2018/19) as well as the approval of upcoming Expos in Beijing (P.R. China 2019), Hatay (Turkey 2021), Yangzhou (P.R.China 2021), Doha (Qatar 2021/22), Sydney (Australia 2022), Almere Amsterdam (Netherlands 2022), Kahramanmaras (Turkey 2023) and Lodz (Poland 2024).

Tim previously worked for over eight years as Director of Business Development at the UK’s Horticultural Trades Association and prior to this for land-based consultancy ADAS as a Senior Ornamental Horticultural Consultant. During his studies he worked on plant production nurseries in the UK and Canada. He graduated with an Honours degree in Horticulture from the University of Reading in 1997.