the genealogy and history of the Bowdler family
Tim Bowdler has been Non-Executive Chairman of the Press Association's Board of Directors since January 2009.
Prior to the Press Association, he was Chief Executive of Johnston Press for thirteen years having joined the company in 1994 as Group Managing Director. During his tenure Johnston Press became the second largest regional newspaper group in the UK and a leading publisher in Ireland.
Tim continues to be actively involved in the UK's newspaper publishing sector. He is Chairman of the Press Standards Board of Finance and a past president of the Newspaper Society and has been on the PA Group Board since 2001.
Tim began his career in engineering and manufacturing working for many leading corporations including Cape PLC where he was instrumental in radically reshaping a number of their businesses. He is also a Non-Executive Director of the Miller Group Limited, one of Scotland's leading privately-owned house building construction businesses.