Baroness Floella Benjamin, OBE

Baroness Floella Benjamin, OBE - Patron

Baroness Floella Benjamin is a broadcaster, actress, singer, producer and an active worker for the welfare, care and education of children throughout the world. She was chairman of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and in 2001 was awarded an OBE for services to broadcasting. In 2008 she was appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London and in 2010 was appointed a Liberal Democrat Life Peer to the House of Lords.

She is vice-president of NCH Action for Children and Barnardo’s, and was in the NSPCC’s Hall of Fame. She runs the London Marathon to raise funds for Barnardo’s and the Sickle Cell Society.