Tim Brand studied Health Economics at the University of Cologne in Bachelor and Master. Between 2014 and 2019 he worked as a research associate in the field of "Healthcare Management" at the Winterthur Institute of Health Economics of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW). There, he carried out research and consulting projects for different stakeholders in the healthcare system. He also taught in undergraduate lectures and further education. As a research associate at the University of Duisburg Essen, his research is focused on innovation and certification of German cancer centers.