Head of Student Futures, Department of Academic Enterprise, Teesside University.
Meryl’s two passions in life are entrepreneurship and athletics. She runs a company that supports people to grow or start up a business, delivering a range of interventions from workshops to coaching and mentoring, which was set up on the back of an MA in Entrepreneurship from Durham Business School.
Meryl is a long distance runner and has competed up to international level.
Meryl is passionate about encouraging young people to get into sport early so it becomes a natural part of their lives and daily routines, and activities that allow families to do sport together.
Meryl lives in Durham and is married to a mountain biking, football playing, Software Architect and has a daughter who is currently into ballet and running.