In 1997 Terry set up as a Consultant in Digital Media working on a wide range of projects ranging from business planning to implementing start-ups. With expertise in evaluation, analysis, and creative thinking, she has advised on digital projects with a range of clients including BBC, IBC, Granada, Pearson, Prudential, and News International, and operationally delivered two multi-million pound digital projects for the DfES.
Terry's approach is straightforward and down to earth. Her leadership has been described as 'inspirational', and her interpersonal skills as 'open and motivating'. ,
Terry started her career lecturing in statistics at Surrey University, Terry joined the BBC as a data analyst, moving on to produce award-winning science and technology programmes for the BBC’s Computer Literacy Project. She was Head of Schools’ Programming for five years before joining the Universal/Paramount owned SciFi Channel as their Vice President of Programming for Europe, where she oversaw original programming, acquisitions, presentation and transmission.
Terry is a Fellow of the Royal Television Society and the Royal Society of Arts, a member of the IET, and a Trustee of the Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium.