Tere has over 17 years of experience in marketing, digital, student recruitment (UK, EU and international), admissions, advancement, public relations and communications.
Before joining Solent, he 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 Fellow Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and a Member of the Institute of Directors (IoD). He is also a judge in the annual Management Book of the Year competition held by the CMI.
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 partner in North America and Europe with a focus on growing the quality of students recruited into degree, masters 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 re-build 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.