Photographer, Ken Lennox

Photographer, Ken Lennox

Photographer,  Simon Annand

Photographer, Simon Annand


Kate ADie  OBE  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.