Tessy Ojo is the Chief Executive of the Diana Award – the only charity that bears the name of Diana, Princess of Wales. She is responsible for the overall strategy, implementation, sustainability and growth of the Diana Award; both in the UK and International; and has led the organisation through a significant period of turnaround ensuring its long-term sustainability.
Tessy is passionate about improving the life chances of young people through innovative initiatives; helping them reach their full potential.
Tessy is a member of the BBC’s Appeals Advisory Committee, which reports to the BBC’s Executive Board. She also sits on the board of a number of organisations as well as on various government task force groups; ensuring issues around good governance and young people remain on the agenda.
She is a fellow of the UK’s Royal Society of Arts, a member of the Institute of Directors and a recipient of various awards in recognition of her contribution to the public sector and young people.
Tessy has a first degree in Biochemistry, an MBA and a diploma in Counselling.