MEET THE DIANA AWARD TEAM
Head of The Diana Award Mentoring Campaign
Head of Campaigns and Development
Head of Operations
Senior Anti-Bullying Project Manager
Anti-Bullying Events & Marketing Coordinator
Mentoring Project Manager
Lead Anti-Bullying Trainer
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.
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