Tim Ambler’s career and work focussed on marketing and advertising. While a faculty member at the London Business School he researched government regulation policy of the European Union and the United Kingdom. His published books cover advertising, marketing performance measurement and business operations in China. Formerly a joint Managing Director of IDV (now part of Diageo Plc), he was involved in launching the Baileys, Malibu and Archers brands, as well as the development of Smirnoff vodka worldwide.
Since retirement, Ambler has focussed his energy on music composition. His works have been performed by Inter Alia and the Choir of Westminster Cathedral; as a patron of The London Festival of Contemporary Church Music, he has written a variety of anthems, services and hymns for performance at the Festival. Ambler is a member of the Norfolk Composers Group.