Tessy is the Chief Executive of The Diana Award. 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. Tessy is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a member of the Institute of Directors. She has also won various awards recognizing her contribution to the sector such as The Precious Award, Inspiring Leader 2015, Women in Business Rising Star 2015 (London Region), Excellence Award from Eva Longoria’s Global Gift Foundation and many more. 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 others.