Tim Allard joined the Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) in 2011 as national operations manager where he led the delivery of major projects and innovative new partnerships. He was appointed chief executive in 2018 and leads the organisation from its Perth office. Prior to AWC, Mr Allard was the general manager of ALS Industrial, an engineering and laboratory services testing services company. He also held various construction and project management roles within the energy, water resources and defence sectors. Mr Allard spent 10 years in the Royal Australian Navy.