Born and raised in Singapore, Timothy Loh graduated from Georgetown University, with a Bachelor’s degree in foreign service and a Master’s degree in Arab studies. His graduate degree was centered around deafness and disability in the Arab world while his undergraduate concentration in culture and politics focused on sociolinguistics in the Middle East. On campus, he was involved in the ESCAPE First Year Retreat Program, Alternative Breaks Program, and Club Singapore. He also co-founded GU Signs, Georgetown's American Sign Language and Deaf Culture Club.
After graduating from university, Mr. Loh worked in urban refugee assistance at Collateral Repair Project in East Amman as the programs and administrative manager and MENAR fellow from 2016 to 2017. He joined King's Academy in 2017 as a teaching fellow in the Department of History and Social Studies and the Department of World Languages.