Tim Ungar has a background in the telecommunications and technology industries in the areas of infrastructure, manufacturing, marketing and operations. A former Telstra executive, he is chairman of TSA Group, a national sales, marketing and operations company headquartered in Western Australia. He is a former chairman of WA's Water Corporation. He is or has been on the boards of several arts or cultural institutions. He is also a past chair of the state Labor
Party’s Business Round Table.