Chief Executive of the Diana Award
Tessy Ojo is the Chief Executive of the Diana Award – a charity legacy to Diana, Princess of Wales’ belief in the power that young people have to change the world, with the right support. The charity’s mission is to foster and develop positive change in the lives of young people. 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.
With over twenty years in third sector leadership and in-depth knowledge of working with young people and across The British establishments, Tessy has played a founding role in the building and sustainability of the charity, including a 360 degree turnaround of the charity’s business operations in 2011, which led to it’s growth and expansion.
Tessy is a passionate humanitarian and campaigner who has gained international reputation for work around social equity and social justice for young people. At the heart of her work is the belief that with the right support and investment, young people are the best instigators for achieving real, sustainable change in their lives, their communities and the lives of their peers.