Photographer, Ken Lennox

Photographer, Ken Lennox

Photographer,  Simon Annand

Photographer, Simon Annand


Kate ADie  CBE  DL

Kate grew up in Sunderland and gained her BA from Newcastle University where she read Swedish.

She became a familiar figure through her work as BBC Chief News Correspondent. She is considered to be among the most reliable reporters, as well as one of the first British women, sending despatches from danger zones around the world. 

Kate was created an OBE in 1993 and is very pleased to be an ambassador for the OPSA charity.

Stephanie Cole  OBE

Stephanie trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

Stephanie is one of the UK most loved actors who has starred in TV, film, theatre and radio including: Still Open All Hours, Man Down, Coronation Street  (Winner of the British Soap Award for Best Comedy Performance).

Stephanie was created an OBE for Services to Drama, Mental Health and the Elderly in 2005 and is excited at the opportunity of being an ambassador with the OPSA charity.

Debra Stephenson

Debra was born and raised in Hull and began her career entertaining in social and working men's clubs in the area as a young teen.

By 14 she was a winner on the BBC talent show Bob says Opportunity Knocks as a vocal and comedy impressionist. Work in radio and television followed, including her vocal contributions to ITV's Spitting Image.

Debra is proud to be an ambassador with the OPSA charity.

Adil Rashid

Adil Rashid, an England & Yorkshire Cricketer who originates from Bradford who above all symbolised Yorkshire's growing success in fostering strong relationships in its minority ethnic communities, proudly takes the role as ambassador at OPSA Charity.

Adil is the first Yorkshire born Asian of Pakistani origin to play first team cricket for Yorkshire. He has been playing with the national team since 2008 and made his county debut in 2006.

Working with OPSA gives Adil the opportunity to support a charity, whose objectives are to help the country his parents originate from.


Alan C Roberts

OBE, KStJ, TD, JP, DL, MPhil, Phd, DSc, LLD, DTech, FRSB, CBlol

Professor Alan C Roberst is a foremost Consultant and Clinical Scientist, specialising in biomaterials, clinical prosthetics and implants in 
reconstructive surgery
.[1][2] He is an international authority on the research, development, and the use of tissue adhesives in wound management. His invention has been described as a wound closure revolution, and he is known as the "father of tissue adhesive".[3][4][5]

Roberts' work has been translated across the field of surgery. He was awarded 
Prince Philip Medal for research in the field of implantation materials in 1970, the MBE in 1982, and the OBE for contributions to science & technology in 2002.[6]