Tessy De Nassau

Montessori Global Ambassador

Tessy works with the Montessori Group in the UK and overseas and help support its social impact programmes. Tessy’s commitment to education is globally recognised and her Foundation – Professors Without Borders – brings top-level educators and global experts to the doorsteps of students worldwide, to develop talent. She officially opened Marlborough House – the home of the Montessori Group in 2018 and has worked with the organisation to raise the profile of Montessori on a number of initiatives, including Chelsea Flower Show 2019 and international education events. In April 2016, Tessy was awarded the Mrongovius Medal for her humanitarian work. In January 2017, Tessy received the ‘Woman of the Decade Award’ from the Women Economic Forum. This year she was awarded the ‘Leader of the Year 2019″ from the Luxembourgish Leadership Academy and she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate (dr.h.c) from the Paris College of Arts for her work in and around education.