Timo was born in 1996 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA, and grew up near Mannheim. In 2020 he obtained his bachelor's degree in Economics at the University of Mannheim and spent an exchange semester at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain. In the subsequent master's program at the University of Bonn, he specialized in Information Economics and Industrial Organization. His master’s thesis focused on the analysis of behavior-based price discrimination.
His research interests are Industrial Organization and Microeconomic Theory. In his spare time, he enjoys all kinds of sports such as soccer, volleyball, and mountain biking, to name a few.