The Complete Picture


A versatile and experienced content producer, actor and writer with a solid background in business management, software development, coaching and quality assurance.

Edward Terry

Core Skills

  • Film/Media Production
  • Writing
  • Business Management
  • Finance & Operations
  • Project Management
  • IT, Web & eCommerce
  • Copywriting
  • Restaurant Management



2021: Launched own YouTube channel.

2007: Launched own Restaurant Group.

2001: Recognised by the International Who’s Who of Professionals for my professional, academic and civic achievements.

2001: Associate Member, Association for Project Management

1986: HND Physics from Middlesex University.

1984: Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award

1984: Sales Manager of a Young Enterprise Company


Acting, filmmaking, writing, health & fitness, personal development, meditation, Latin and ballroom dancing, yacht racing, Tai Chi, and horse riding.

Career History

Dec 2020 - Current

Producer, Writer, Actor, Coach

Life Coach, and  also working in film and television.

  • Production of own YouTube channel for personal development.
  • Developing online courses with coaches (and 1-2-1 coaching).
  • Writing & Producing Short & Feature Films.
  • Trained Actor with Actors Pulse, the London Actors Workshop and the British Action Academy.
  • Working as a supporting artist for major studio productions in film and television.
  • Copywriting for blog posts and email newsletters on topics including personal development, film and television.
  • Skilled with Davinci Resolve, Office, WordPress

OCT 2006 - NOV 2020

Meejana Restaurants

Co-founder and company director.

Grew the company from one location in Weybridge in 2007 to four locations by 2020, attracting external investment in 2018. Responsible for all front of house operations, finance, legal, marketing, operations, HR, IT, cocktails and wines.

SEP 2001 - JUN 2014


Founder and company director.

Emissary Consulting delivered creative web strategies principally in marketing and e-commerce that improved business performance to clients in the EMEA territory. 

  • Website Copywriting – SEO & Marketing Copy
  • E-commerce & Web Application Development (PHP, MySQL, WordPress)
  • Print & Web Design
  • Event Management & Logistics Support

FEB 2000 - AUG 2001

Street Chic

May 2003 - Jun 2006

Personal Shopper.

Personal Shopping for wealthy clients worldwide. Street Chic was a subsidiary of Emissary Ltd.

  • Source and shipment of luxury goods from fashion to furnishings, including Botega Venetta, Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Chanel, John Lewis.
  • Bespoke purchase and delivery of specialised items such as bicycles between different countries.
  • Accompanying clients on shopping trips and visits to the UK


Senior eBusiness Consultant/Principle Design Consultant.

The Internet Applications Group was a provider of Internet-enabled business process solutions to blue chip companies. In 2001 it was bought out and rebranded as PeopleCube, a specialist HR solution provider.

Apr 1999 - Jan 2000


Management Consultant.

Later acquired by Serena Software, Inc: It was the largest company solely focused on managing change in the IT environment, committed to helping customers transform change into bottom-line efficiencies.

  • Generated £140k business with GE Capital after a 1 week pre-sales engagement
  • Reengineered business processes for Fed Ex’s EMEA region (ROI £150k on £10k investment)
  • Delivered Y2K PVCS software programme to Abbey National (value £250k)

JUN 1998 - MAR 1999


Information Manager.

Mondex International is a high-technology company specialising in the development, marketing, sales and implementation of ‘smart card’ (contactless) products and services, e.g. Oyster & Electronic Cash. Acquired by MasterCard.

  • Focused on the change management process of taking Mondex from an entrepreneurial development environment to a tightly controlled, mature development environment under the ITSEC standard.
  • Developed a two-year programme with senior executives to achieve this.
  • Responsible for the delivery of the company Intranet (value £70k)

1998 - 1999


Producer, Hallowe’en Horrors. Voluntary.

Voluntary position for English Heritage, overseeing and coordinating the annual Hallowe’en events which attracted around 2,500 visitors each year. Production management, set design, direction, volunteer management and stage management.

1995 - 1999


Founder, Live Role Playing & Edutainment Club

After the work at Fools Gold, we raised the bar and staged much greater theatrical and more immersive productions. We also delivered educational entertainment for children’s events organised by the local council. Non-profit.

NOV 1994 - MAY 1998


Information Manager & Business Analyst.

BAeSEMA (now BAe Systems) specialised in the programme management of naval projects in the international community.

  • Direct accountable budget of £2m over 4 years and 3 direct reports
  • Fully responsible for the delivery of an information management environment for the £31m KDCOM (Korean Defence COMmand System) project.
  • Managed the information management interfaces to 3 UK hardware subcontractors, a Dutch subcontractor and parallel development in South Korea.
  • Social Club Secretary for company events

SEP 1986 - NOV 1994


Various Roles (See Below).

GEC Marconi Avionics specialised in commercial and military avionics projects. It is now part of BAeSystems.

  • Boeing 777 Software and Systems Planning Coordinator (1993)
  • Divisional Configuration Management Consultant to 400 staff (1991)
  • Managed the Division’s Squash Leagues (1991-1993)
  • Support Group Manager (1990) – direct reports 3 (All projects)
  • Software Team Leader (1989) – direct reports 7 (Merlin EH101)
  • Employed as QA Engineer (1986), then EH101 Software Engineer in (1988)

SEP 1984 - NOV 1994


Founder, Non-Profit

Organised weekly meets at a local community centre for table-top role-playing games. Also managed live-action role-playing events on a bi-weekly basis. We also ran annual fund-raising events for local charities which had a direct connection to one of our members. Development of the club lead to work on national events with other organisations:

  • 1992: South East Editor for the Adventurer magazine
  • 1993: Lorien Trust Special Effects Crew
  • 1994-1999: Curious Pastimes Special Effects Crew

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