Sir Robin Millar CBE is one of the world’s most successful music producers, with over 150 gold, silver and platinum discs, with 55 million record sales. His 1984 production of Diamond Life, the debut album by Sade, was named one of the best ten albums of the last 30 years at the 2011 Brit Awards. He was born in London to an Irish father and West Indian mother, and is blind. He has worked as a fundraiser for vulnerable people for 30 years and in 2012 underwent a 12-hour operation to install a bionic retina in his right eye to help research into future treatment for blindness. He was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2010 Birthday Honors and knighted in the 2023 New Year Honors for services to music, people with disabilities, young people and charity. In November 2020 he was appointed chair of Scope UK, the national charity representing 14 million UK disabled people. In 2021 he rode 407 virtual miles on an exercise bike to raise £40,000 for Scope, whose shops were closed down in the pandemic.