Stephanie Fraser

Stephanie Fraser is Chief Executive of Bobath Scotland Cerebral Palsy Centre. She is also Chair of the Scottish Government’s National Neurological Advisory Group, a member of the British Library Board and a member of the Executive Committee of the Neurological Alliance of Scotland.

She has previously been a Trustee of Horsecross Arts in Perth and a Trustee of Dance House Glasgow. Having trained as a professional ballet dancer, Stephanie then read history at Trinity College, Cambridge. She became an Account Director at the advertising agency, J Walter Thompson, working on accounts such as Nestlé and De Beers.

She returned to the dance world and re-trained as a Benesh choreologist and worked as Company Choreologist for English National Ballet before moving into the administrative side of the company as Director of Development and then moving north to become Head of Development at Scottish Ballet.

In December 2020 she was created a life peer in the House of Lords and took her seat as Baroness Fraser of Craigmaddie in February 2021.