Category: Role

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

Governance member at Exceed Academies Trust

Ruby has been appointed as a Member on the Governance team at Exceed Academies Trust. Exceed Academies Trust is committed to adding value to schools, helping to become more effective by providing the bespoke support and resources to ensure that every child or student exceeds. (Read more)

January 9, 2024 0

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

Solicitor appointed deputy lieutenant for West Yorkshire

Consultant solicitor Dr Ruby Bhatti OBE says she is ‘humbled’ and ‘honoured’ to be named as deputy lieutenant for West Yorkshire. (Read more)

August 22, 2023 0

Dedicated more than half her life to her city, humbled by prestige honour – Asian Express Newspaper

Dedicated around 25-years in advisory roles for her home city of be handed a prestigious county honour. Solicitor Dr Ruby Bhatti OBE has over three decades experience in the legal field and holds numerous non-directorships across the housing, education, youth, and health sectors, has been appointed as a new Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire. (Read…
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August 18, 2023 0

Dr Ruby Bhatti OBE named Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire – The Telegraph & Argus

Ruby Bhatti was appointed as one of six new Deputy Lieutenants for West Yorkshire. Read more     Humbled and privieged “I am humbled and at the same time honoured to be appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire and I look forward to serving the community, the King, and the Lord-Lieutenant in his…
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August 14, 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

Recently appointed as Non Executive Director for Active Bradford

Active Bradford is a partnership of organisations committed to making Bradford a healthier and more prosperous place to live and work. Read more.

June 28, 2023 0

Trustee on the Priestley Academy Trust

​The Priestley Academy Trust is a group of six schools located in Bradford, West Yorkshire.​ The Trust was formed to create a local solution in providing outstanding education and to enable our schools to work together to increase our capacity for embedding and sustaining real school improvement for the benefit of our learners. Read more

March 22, 2023 0

Contribution: Why don’t people have kidney dialysis at home?

This research will encourage more citizens with kidney disease to understand the options available to them. If they have support, they could have dialysis at home. The findings will help more patients engage with the process when they are diagnosed. It is great to see co-production threaded throughout the research project. This project shows clearly…
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September 5, 2022 0

Joint Symposium conference of the three NIHR Patient Safety Translational Research Centres Conference

Joint Symposium conference of the three NIHR Patient Safety Translational Research Centres Conference

June 16, 2022 0

Ruby’s blog of the week, 13th June 2022

‘Schools Week’ – Our blog reviewer of the week is Ruby Bhatti national leader of governance, Yorkshire and the Humber (Read more)

June 13, 2022 0

Mapping Community & Research Partner Organisation Engagement in CRN Yorkshire and Humber

A Collaborative Event with the CRN Y&H Agile Research Team (ART), the Ethnic Minority Research Inclusion (EMRI) Hub, and CRN Y&H Regional Public Research Champions (RCs)

June 9, 2022 0

National Institute of Health Research – Strategic Leadership summit

NIHR, PPI and NHSEI working together to connect communities

April 26, 2022 0

Director for Action For Community

Action for Community Ltd is a charitable company limited by guarantee and was set up on 3rd June 2009. The company is administered by a non-executive Board of Trustees, where Ruby is a director. Read more.

March 24, 2022 0

Research advisory panel member

Member of Yorkshire Cancer Research as a Research Advisory Panel Member, Yorkshire’s independent cancer charity, our aim is to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, saving lives in Yorkshire. Read More

January 21, 2022 0

Independant Governor Support – IGOVS

Ruby has over 20 years of Governance experience and is committed to the role of good Governance in all areas of education. She was designated as a National Leader of Governance in 2016 and was trained to carry out External Reviews of Governance (ERG). Read more.

January 21, 2022 0

Bradford solicitor who has dedicated life to helping home city awarded honorary doctorate by University – The Yorkshire Post

A solicitor with many hats and titles from her work in her home city can now add one more to her list after being awarded an honorary doctorate at the University of Bradford. Read more.

November 28, 2020 0

BIA Charity Partner webinar: Versus Arthritis and patient involvement

Speaker at the BIA Charity Partner webinar. Read more.

November 13, 2020 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