Tere has over 15 years' experience in marketing, digital, student recruitment (UK, EU and international), admissions, advancement, public relations and communications.
Before joining Solent, Tere was deputy director of the marketing, recruitment and admissions department at London South Bank University (LSBU), where he oversaw the growth of student enrolments at undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as developing the business sponsors network.
Under his leadership, Tere's schools and colleges team at LSBU won the THE Award for Widening Participation Initiative of the Year in 2012. He is a Fellow and Honorary Officer, External Affairs and Insight for the Chartered Management Institute.
A native of New Zealand and a graduate of the University of Waikato, Tere began his career in international recruitment at Auckland University of Technology, where his primary focus was on building international partners in North America and Europe with a focus on growing the quality of students recruited into degree, master's and doctoral studies.
After three years, he moved to Study Group to oversee all their marketing and recruitment efforts for their colleges in Australasia. He then moved to Melbourne, Australia, to take on the role of general manager, marketing and communications at Victoria University in order to rebuild and develop a progressive brand. In this role, he managed an award winning team in marketing, advertising, events, sponsorship, student recruitment, media, publication and design teams.