Tim Haynes became Headmaster of Tonbridge in September 2005. Prior to coming to Tonbridge he was the Headmaster of Monmouth School for 10 years. Monmouth is an HMC school for about 700 boys, boarding and day, aged 7 - 18: it was founded in 1614 and is one of the Haberdashers' Company schools. Before his appointment to Monmouth Tim had taught History at St Paul's School for 13 years, and was Surmaster (i.e. Deputy Head) from 1992.
Tim was educated at Shrewsbury School and Reading University, thereafter taking his PGCE at Pembroke College, Cambridge. He has two teenage sons, Theo and Joseph.