Tim Hayward is a writer, broadcaster and food expert. He is a columnist in the Financial Times and his features have appeared in the FT, Guardian, Observer Food Monthly, Delicious, Olive, Waitrose Food Illustrated, Saveur and a variety of on and offline publications. 

He is also a regular presenter on the Food Programme and a panelist on The Kitchen Cabinet, both broadcast on BBC Radio 4

He held the Guild of Food Writers Food Journalist of the Year award and the Fortnum and Mason Food writer of the Year Award for 2015 and has also held their awards for Best Food Broadcast and Best Food Magazine for 'Fire & Knives qurterly which he edited and published

Tim’s first book,’Food DIY’ is a handbook of smoking, curing, preserving, baking and other manly pursuits was published in July 2013. His next 'The DIY Cook' will be out in August 2015

Tim also has 15 years of experience in marketing, working as a planner, strategist, digital 'guru', creativity trainer and creative director for, among others HHCL+P, TBWA, Bronnercom, J. Walter Thompson, What If and Lexis PR.