Category: Bio

Consultant Solicitor, Chair of Governers, Trust Board Member and Non-Executive Directorships

Nomination of Prospective High Sheriff

Ruby was nominated in the King’s Bench Division of the High Court on Monday 13th November 2023 as prospective High Sheriff in Nomination for 2026. (Read more)

November 16, 2023 0

Deputy Lieutenant Commissions

Ruby has been appointed by His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for the County of West Yorkshire as a Deputy Lieutenant. Read more. Ruby’s Details The role of Deputy Lieutenant involves assisting the Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire whom responsibilities include making the arrangements for Royal visits to the county and for hosting those visits; representing the Monarch…
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August 28, 2023 0


Ruby is a Family Law Solicitor and specialises in all aspect of family law matters, including representing parents and grandparents in children law proceedings. Read more.

August 2, 2023 0

Community of Experts

Community of experts for Health Data Research – Find out about the experts who are at the centre of our mission to unite the UK’s health data to make discoveries that improve lives. Read more.

March 13, 2023 0

Health Research Authority (HRA) – Project Steering Group

The People-Centred Clinical Research project is steered by eight members of the public and eight members of the research community who work alongside a small project team from the HRA and the University of Lincoln. The group is co-chaired by Ruby Bhatti, OBE (public contributor) and Sarah Williams (research community). Read more

February 8, 2023 0

Achieved Transcend Level 6 Award in Effective School Governance

Achieved the Transcend Level 6 Award in Effective School Governance, The Transcend Level 6 Award in Effective School governance is a vocational qualification regulated by Ofqual. This is the first regulated qualification for school governors assigned at a level commensurate with the role that they perform.

January 31, 2023 0

Appointment to ACCIA Sub Committee

Appointment as a member of the Advisory Committee on Clinical Impact Awards (ACCIA) sub-committee that assess applications for National Clinical Impact Awards (NCIAs).

January 31, 2023 0

Did the Queen ‘have it all’ as a working mum and ruler of a nation?

One of the many duties of the Queen is awarding New Year’s and Birthday Honours and hosting a number of garden parties through the summer as a way of meeting people from all walks of life, all of whom have made a positive impact in their community. Dr Ruby Bhatti OBE, a solicitor from Bradford…
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June 1, 2022 0

Ruby Bhatti awarded honorary doctorate from University of Bradford

Ruby Bhatti, 50, has more than 27 years’ experience in the legal field and over 25 years’ experience of various non-executive directorships in the housing, education, youth and health sectors. After dedicated more than half her life to her home city has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Bradford. Read more.

November 4, 2020 0

NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Yorkshire and Humber

The NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) Yorkshire and Humber is an important programme of applied research, hosted within Bradford Institute for Health Research, and delivered through a partnership of organisations, including NHS organisations, Local Authorities, universities, third sector organisations and industry.NIHR ARC supports people-powered research that aims to improve health and well-being for our communities.…
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October 13, 2019 0

Wolfson Centre for Applied Health Research (Chair Wolfson CAHR Board)

The Wolfson Centre for Applied Health Research, established at Bradford Royal Infirmary, brings together researchers from the Universities of Leeds and Bradford with clinicians from Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.  Ruby is chair of the board (see more) New multi-million pound research centre opens at the Bradford Royal Infirmary T&A 2019 Let’s Talk Magazine…
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October 12, 2019 0

Chair of the primary care commissioning committee

On 1 April 2015 NHS Bradford City CCG committee accepted full delegated responsibility from NHS England to commission GP primary care services. Passionate about improving quality across all practices and the introduction of this delegation is seen as an essential step towards expanding and strengthening primary medical care. Read more.

October 12, 2019 0

Ruby Bhatti OBE, deputy CCG chair and lay member (governance)

Ruby is a solicitor with over 20 years’ experience in the legal field. As a lay member, she brings over 20 years’ experience in governance as a non –executive director, presently with Incommunities Housing Association, Action For Business Ltd, Arise Yorkshire Ltd (social enterprises), Bradford Diocesan Academies Trust and Dixon Multi Academies Charitable Trust Ltd.…
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May 15, 2019 0

Bradford Diocesan Academies Trust is a Bradford based Church of England multi-academy Trust

Ruby is a highly successful Solicitor with over 27 years’ experience in the legal field. She has over 21 years’ experience of various Non-Executive Directorships, including previous Chair of a BME Housing Association. Her other Non-Executive roles include a social enterprise company, Carlisle Business Centre (CBC) and its charity arm ACL Ltd.  She is also…
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January 6, 2019 0