Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson

Crossbench peer

Fact titleFact data
Professional Field
Sport and politics
Born
26 July 1969
Place of Birth
Cardiff
Education
Loughborough University

Tanni Grey-Thompson is considered to have been one of the most successful disabled athletes in the UK, winning medals at five successive Paralympic Games.

Since her retirement in 2007, she has a become a television presenter, she is a non-executive director for UK Athletics (2007), sits on the board of the London Marathon (2007) and the board of Transport for London (2008). She was created a life peer in 2010 and has regularly spoken on disability issues.