Former leader of the House of Lords. Chairman of the Trust from 1998 to 2010 and currently President of the Trust.
Eddy completed his secondary education at Stonyhurst College, Lancashire after which he read Classics at Jesus College, Cambridge, completing a BA (Cambridge), PGCE. He started his teaching career at The Hall, Hampstead. In 1989 he became Head of Classics at the Dragon School, Oxford, this was followed by a Deputy Head/Director of Studies position at Pinewood School, near Swindon in 1996. In 1998, he took up a Director of Studies and Head of Boarding post at Highfield School, Liphook. Eddy was appointed Headmaster of Felsted Preparatory School, Essex in 2001 and this was followed by his appointment as Head of Chafyn Grove in 2004 leading onto his appointment as Principal of the Trust in September 2015. He is married to Alison, a graphic designer and marketing manager, with two children, Thomas and Katie.
A qualified Chartered Surveyor trained at the Royal Agricultural College. Tim has worked as Bursar in several schools before joining CET in 2011. He has a wealth of experience in the maintenance and repair of listed buildings in addition to his financial management of schools. Tim is married to a teacher and has three children of school age.