im Silverwood is a passionate advocate for protecting our oceans and environment from human impacts. A keen surfer, Tim became alarmed at the increasing risks plastic pollution posed to our oceans and wildlife, co-founding the not-for-profit organisation ‘Take 3’ in 2009.
In 2011, Tim sailed 5000km across the North Pacific Ocean to study the infamous Great Pacific Garbage Patch, sharing his experiences through a popular TEDx talk on his return.
Tim Silverwood portrait 2017 by Nick Pumphrey (nickpumphrey.com)4 LR.jpg
Tim’s achievements include being awarded the 2014 Green Globe ‘Sustainability Champion’; featuring in the hugely popular ABC series ‘War on Waste’ and starring as an ‘Ocean Guardian’ in the 2017 feature documentary