The Rt Hon. Baroness Tessa Blackstone

The Rt Hon Baroness Tessa Blackstone Group Chair

Orbit Group Board Chair


  • Orbit Group Chair
  • Governance and Remuneration Committee Member
A former Minister for Education and Minister for the Arts, Tessa is a Labour Life peer in the House of Lords. She was Master of Birkbeck College (University College London) and Vice Chancellor of the University of Greenwich. She has been on the governing bodies of numerous organisations, including the Architecture Foundation, Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital. Tessa currently chairs the British section of the Franco-British Council, British Library, and the British Lung Foundation.