Queen’s Honours for Muslim women in Yorkshire
Amongst the recipients of the much-coveted accolade is Bradford solicitor Ruby Bhatti, who was awarded the OBE for Services to Young People and Housing.
Ruby has over 27 years in the legal field and has held numerous non-executive directorships in various sectors such as housing, education and health.
Her roles include sitting as a non-executive member for a social enterprise company, Carlisle Business Centre (CBC) and its charity arm ACL Ltd. She is also a Director of Yorkshire Arise Ltd, a unique company that has four social enterprise companies working together in Bradford on key projects.
Ruby sits as a Board Member in the Social Housing sector for Incommunities Group Ltd and is lay member of the governance board member for the NHS Bradford City CCG and is the Chair of the Primary Care Commissioning Committee and Remuneration Committee for Bradford City NHS CCG.
She is a Local and National Leader of Governance for Education (NLG) for Yorkshire and the Humber, a Non Executive Director for the Dixon Multi Academies Trust Ltd , Rainbow Academy, and BDAT Diocesan Academies Trust.
Ruby is Chair for the Quality and Safety Patient’s Panel based at Bradford Institute for Health and Research (BIHR), and has recently been appointed as a Patient Research Ambassador for the Bradford Royal Infirmary Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
She sits as an Associate Hospital Manager for the Mental Health Department, Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust, a role which enables patients to have their case considered independently. She also sits on the Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust, Mental Health Legislative Committee. Read more.