Terry Rose was born in West Ham, London in 1959 and his family moved to Essex in 1967 where Terry spent his childhood years. Terry attended Moulsham High School in Chelmsford and left determined to become an architect. He was employed by the Property Services Agency and completed the ONC and HNC in Architectural Design. Terry then decided to leave employment and complete a Building Surveying degree at Leicester Polytechnic and became a Chartered Building Surveyor. Terry worked for various companies before setting up his own partnership that was hit by the Black Monday financial collapse in 1992. The positive outcome of this was that he was asked to work for his major client, Dixons the electrical retailer. He led the development team for them and opened over 750 locations for Dixons, Currys, PC World and the Link across the UK and Europe. Terry was approached and joined Hertz the largest car rental company in the world at that time. He led an international team managing the international portfolio of over 1000 locations outside of the USA. Terry’s final role was to head the UK expansion team at Regus, the serviced office specialists before deciding that corporate life had now run it’s course. Having built a modern eco house on the edge of Ullapool, Terry and his wife decided to move to Ullapool and to open and run Westlea House, a B&B in Ullapool. Terry is married to Shirley, a former art teacher and they have 3 children in their 20’s, all living in the south of England. They have Juno, their faithful labradoodle dog. Terry has become an active member of the Ullapool community, has been a director of the UCT for several years before agreeing to become interim Chairman. Together with Tim Gauntlett he set up and runs Real to Reel the Ullapool Film Club. He is a member of the Ullapool Coastal Rowing club. They love their new life in Ullapool and have found the community to be very supportive and positive. Hobbies include music, live and recorded, art, motorbikes, walking, cycling, rowing, films.