Tim Ambler mostly writes vocal music but also for wind and other orchestral ensembles. He is a Patron of the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music whose annual performances during May regularly include his choral works, including a Missa Brevis. Some of those have also been given at Westminster and Norwich Cathedrals.
He is a Senior Fellow of the Adam Smith Institute but now retired from the marketing faculty at London Business School. From 1963 – 1990 he was with International Distillers and Vintners (now part of Diageo), finally as Joint Managing Director.