Alumni & Supporters

Staff Profile

Teri Wishart

Director of NU Advancement


Responsible for alumni engagement and strategic philanthropy, Teri works with a range of colleagues and influential volunteers to strengthen the alumni network and to develop philanthropic partnerships for University priorities.

A marketing and fundraising professional with extensive experience of leading development functions within the arts, public and universities sectors, Teri led the development team at Edinburgh Napier University prior to joining Newcastle and while Director of Development at the National Library of Scotland (NLS) oversaw a £35million public engagement and capital campaign for the Library.  Previous roles have included Head of Alumni Marketing and Donor Relations for Queen’s University Belfast and Corporate Partnerships Officer for English Heritage.   During her career Teri has been involved with the boards of several arts and voluntary organisations, including The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, Creative Edinburgh, Venture Scotland, and The Linenhall Library in Belfast.  Teri holds an MA (hons) in English Literature from University of Dundee, and is a Chartered Marketer as well as a keen cyclist.