Tim Shearer, a lifelong supporter of the Hawthorn Football Club, brings a wealth of knowledge to the club with extensive experience across the fundraising and foundation sectors.

Since 2012 Shearer has been the Director of Development at Scotch College where he manages the college’s building and scholarship fundraising programs and is also the Executive Director of the Scotch College Foundation.

Prior to his positions at Scotch College, Shearer completed a Business Degree at Swinburne Institute of Technology, majoring in Marketing and Economics, and worked in senior customer management positions at leading FMCG companies Unilever and Coca Cola Amatil. He also holds a Monash University Graduate Diploma of Education.

Shearer has had previous AFL experience field umpiring 23 AFL senior matches in 1997 and 1998.