Theresa Shearer

Group Chief Executive, The Piper Group


Theresa Shearer is Group Chief Executive of The Piper Group, a strategic partnership between ENABLE Scotland and Sense Scotland which launched on the 1st April 2019.

Theresa was Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ENABLE Scotland from 2015, having worked with ENABLE Scotland since 2010. Theresa also formed a consultancy business, helping other charities in the sector, following a successful career in the private sector.
Combining her role as CEO with delivering impact to the wider third sector, Theresa is Vice Convenor of the Scottish Council of Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) and is also Chair of Impact Arts.Theresa truly believes in the power of digital to transform the way charities work and communicate, and has been named one of the Top 30 UK Charity CEOs on Social Media.

At the Institute of Directors’ (IoD) Awards 2016, Theresa won in both the Third Sector Director of the Year and Glasgow & West of Scotland Regional Director of the Year categories.In recognition of her ongoing contribution to thought leadership across the sector, Theresa was recognised as one of the 10 People Shaping the Third Sector, and is a member of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year UK judging panel.

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