Tim Davey is currently the Captain Maritime Warfare School.
Tim assumed command of HMS COLLINGWOOD and the Maritime Warfare School in October 2022.
Joining as a Warfare Officer in 1997 and specialising as a Mine Clearance Diving Officer and later as a Principal Warfare Officer, he spent the early part of his career in seagoing assignments and service in both UK and US Navy amphibious and mine warfare battle staffs. He has enjoyed the privilege of commanding at sea, including the Sandown Class minehunter, HMS BLYTH; leading the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures (MCM) Group 2 in the Black Sea and Mediterranean; and, as the Commander of the First MCM Squadron and the UK MCM Force afloat in the Arabian Gulf.
Ashore he has worked at BRNC Dartmouth and in the Ministry of Defence, as part of the Defence Operational Capability team and then as the Naval Assistant to the First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff. Most recently, he was in command as Captain Maritime Warfare Centre, part of the RN’s Operational Advantage Centre, and responsible for the delivery of the Royal Navy’s warfighting tactics and doctrine in support of frontline operations. He is a graduate of Advanced Command and Staff Course (2014) and the Royal College of Defence Studies (2019)