Tim Reddish had a 13-year international swimming career as an athlete, competing in three Paralympic Games, three World and five European Championships, amassing a total of 43 medals including three silver and two bronze Paralympic Medals.

Tim was appointed as Chairman of the British Paralympic Association in 2008, re-elected in 2013; he stepped down at the end of March 2017.   Tim was appointed MBE in 2001, OBE in 2009, and CBE in New Year Honours 2017.