Having lived in Balerno for around 30 years, Teresa knows our community well. Married to Mike Martin, she has seen her two daughters through primary and secondary schooling in the village, and she is a member of St Mungo’s Church.
With a background in Community mental health nursing, Teresa also worked for 9 years in Craigmillar, Edinburgh, as a development worker in an early years literacy charity.
More recently she founded and coordinated a small Scottish charity supporting education and community development in Pakistan.
She is currently completing a Diploma in Counselling at the Wellness Centre in Bridge Road, Balerno.