He was born in Eastbourne on 24 April 1952. From 1971 to 1975 he studied computing science in Stafford at the North Staffordshire Polytechnic, now Staffordshire University, and was awarded a First Class Honours degree. He then worked in the computer industry for nineteen years until he had to stop due to the effects of experiencing severe workplace bullying.
In 1996 he founded the UK National Workplace Bullying Advice Line and Success Unlimited Website. He wrote and published a book "Bully In Sight" based on his own experiences, and impressions of calls to the advice line in 1996. First published with the long title "Bully In Sight - How to predict, resist, challenge and combat workplace bullying" the first ten chapters of the book seek to define bullying and bullies. the second part offers suggestions on how to challenges and combat workplace bullying.
He also founded its companion web site Bullyonline.
In 2010, the Tim Field Foundation with its associated website was set up to further Tim Field's cause against bullying.
Publications by Tim Field
- Bullyonline - Tim Field's anti-bully website
- Bully In Sight - book by Tim Field
- Bullycide, Death at Playtime - book by Neil Marr and Tim Field