MEET THE DIANA AWARD TEAM

Tessy Ojo

Tessy Ojo

CEO

Becky Andrew

Becky Andrew

Head of Operations

Katie Collett

Katie Collett

Senior Anti-Bullying Project Manager

Alex Holmes

Alex Holmes

Head of Campaigns and Development

Ellie Cooper

Ellie Cooper

Mentoring Project Manager

Frankie Spivey

Frankie Spivey

Anti-Bullying Events & Marketing Coordinator

Paul Hanmore

Paul Hanmore

Lead Anti-Bullying Trainer

Fatou Kane

Fatou Kane

Accountant

Daniel Gothard

Daniel Gothard

Awards Coordinator

Anjani McHugh

Anjani McHugh

Anti-Bullying Project Coordinator

Caroline Bain

Caroline Bain

Marketing Coordinator

Jonathan Ellicott

Jonathan Ellicott

Anti-Bullying Project Coordinator

Sophie McManus

Sophie McManus

Mentoring Project Coordinator (Leeds)

Delali Mortty

Delali Mortty

Anti-Bullying Training Coordinator

Bronte Edwards

Bronte Edwards

Mentoring Youth Facilitator (Leeds City Region)

Michelle Leeder

Michelle Leeder

Mentoring Project Coordinator (Sheffield)

Sean Whan

Sean Whan

Mentoring Youth Facilitator (Birmingham)

Latoya Gayle

Latoya Gayle

Mentoring Youth Facilitator (Birmingham)

Kirsty McGowan

Kirsty McGowan

Mentoring Youth Facilitator (Leeds)

Lauren Hart

Lauren Hart

Mentoring Youth Facilitator (Sheffield)

Zoe Horsfall

Zoe Horsfall

Mentoring Youth Facilitator (Sheffield)

Bhavesh Prabhakar

Bhavesh Prabhakar

Research and Policy Analyst

Solomon Curtis

Solomon Curtis

Campaigns Coordinator

Philip Killingsworth

Philip Killingsworth

Mentoring Youth Facilitator (York)

Marcia Stewart

Marcia Stewart

Mentoring Project Coordinator (Birmingham)

Harwin Gill

Harwin Gill

Special Events Officer

Harry Bennett

Harry Bennett

Anti-Bullying Project Support Officer

Pip Christie

Pip Christie

Digital Communications Officer

Jahoel McIntosh

Jahoel McIntosh

Mentoring Youth Facilitator (Leeds)

Danielle Gourlay

Danielle Gourlay

Mentoring Project Coordinator (Leeds)

Sarah Leppington

Sarah Leppington

Mentoring Youth Facilitator (Birmingham)

Darshna Solanki

Darshna Solanki

Mentoring Project Manager

Samantha Suttle

Samantha Suttle

Mentoring Youth Facilitator (Leeds)

Maya Uzunow

Maya Uzunow

Anti-Bullying Training and Support Officer

Meet Our CEO

Tessy Ojo is the Chief Executive of The Diana Award – the only charity that bears the name of Diana, Princess of Wales.  The charity benefits from the support of The Royal Highnesses, Prince William and Prince Harry, as well as the UK Prime Minister as a Patron.

Tessy is passionate about engaging young people in social action and helping them reach their full potential. She is an inspirational speaker and regularly consults and comments on issues around youth participation, charity growth, diversity, women in leadership and other social issues affecting young people.

With over 15 years’ leadership and management experience, Tessy has led the organisation through a significant period of turnaround to ensure increased and diversified income streams ensuring long term sustainability.

As CEO, she is responsible for the overall strategy development and implementation, sustainability and development services for The Diana Award; both in the UK and International. Alongside this she leads the relationship management with key supporters and affiliates.

Prior to joining The Diana Award, Tessy worked in the corporate sector for over 10 years and helped to implement the robust operational planning systems for IBM UK, Borders UK and more.

Today, alongside leading The Diana Award, Tessy is on the boards of two charities and sits on the governing board of a chain of academies in London.  Tessy is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a member of the Institute of Directors, a recipient of various Awards recognizing her outstanding contribution to the wellbeing of young people including an Excellence Award from Eva Longoria’s Global Gift Foundation.

Tessy has a first degree in Biochemistry, an MBA in Third Sector Management and a post grad diploma in Counselling. She is married to Stephen and has two teenage children and enjoys cooking in her spare time.

Our mission is to inspire and recognise social action in young people.

© 2016 The Diana Award. The Diana Award is a registered charity (1117288 / SC0141915) and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales number 5739137.

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