Dame Stephanie Fraser

Stephanie Fraser

Stephanie Fraser is Chief Executive of Cerebral Palsy Scotland. She sits on the board of Creative Scotland, the national funding agency for arts, film and creative industries, chairs the Scottish Government’s National Advisory Committee for Neurological Conditions and is a Trustee of the Neurological Alliance of Scotland. Previously she served as Board member of OSCR, the Scottish Charity Regulator.

Having trained as a professional ballet dancer, Stephanie read history at Trinity College, Cambridge. She began her career as an Account Director at the advertising agency, J Walter Thompson, but returned to the dance world and re-trained as a Benesh choreologist. She worked as Company Choreologist for English National Ballet before becoming Director of Development. On moving back home to Glasgow to raise her family, she became Head of Development at Scottish Ballet.

She was appointed to the House of Lords in December 2020 and sits as a Conservative Life Peer. She is currently a member of the Adult Social Care Committee and previously served on the Covid-19 Committee.

Appointed on 19 September 2022. First 4-year term expires on 18 September 2026.