LORD HERMAN OUSELEY, BARON OF PECKHAM RYE
Herman George Ouseley, Baron Ouseley is a British parliamentarian who has run public authorities, including local councils and is an adviser and reviewer of public services organisations. Lord Ouseley has expertise in equality and diversity issues and is the Chairperson of several charitable organisations as well as being a Patron for dozens of organisations. He has been at the forefront of challenging institutional racism in organisations and is an advocate for individuals from disadvantaged and deprived backgrounds.
The first Black Race Equality Adviser in Local government in London Borough of Lambeth in 1978.
The first Black Policy Advisor for Ethnic Minorities with the Greater London Council in 1981.
The first Black Chief Executive in a local authority in England with the former Inner London Education Authority in 1988, and then CEO of the London Borough of Lambeth in 1990.
The first Black Executive Chairman of the former Commission for Racial Equality.
The Black Chair of Let’s Kick Racism out of Football campaign 1993 (Kick It Out 1997)
Made Knight Bachelor in 1997
Peerage of Baron Ouseley of Peckham Rye in Southwark
14 Honorary degrees from a variety of institutions
One of Britain’s 100 Great Black Britons
Special recognition in the Pride of Britain in 2020 for the fight against racism in sports
SUSTAINABILITY IS THE MOST IMPORTANT KEY FACTOR FOR ANY STRUCTURAL CHANGES TO BE EFFECTIVE
The PT show obtains a wonderful insight to the fight for social justice from within the corridors of the establishment by one of society's remaining gems of the people.
Lord Ouseley is a person who is a beacon for social justice and champion of causes which relate to providing opportunities for disadvantage communities and eliminating inequalities and injustices.