Terry Morris was born in Manchester, England. He was schooled at Bury Grammar School. He has a BA (Hons) from the University of York, England. He was in business, and volunteered with the local synagogue youth club. He came to live in Israel in 1983. In Israel he was also in business representing European and American paper mills in Israel. He has been doing volunteer work with ESRA for many years and is a member of the ESRA Executive committee.