Dr Ranjit Sondhi CBE

Dr Ranjit Sondhi

Lay Member of Council

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Ranjit is currently a Commissioner at the Criminal Cases Review Commission, a Vice Chairman of the Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group and a Lay Member of the QC Appointments Panel.

He is also Chairman of sampad, a South Asian Arts organisation, Trustee of the Cole Trust, a Board member of the Nishkam Healthcare Trust and a Trustee of Hope projects for destitute asylum seekers.

Previously, he was Founder Director of the Asian Resource Centre, Birmingham, a Commissioner at the Judicial Appointments Commission, Deputy Chairman of the Commission for Racial Equality, Chairman of the Refugee Training, Employment and Education Forum, senior lecturer at the University of Birmingham, Westhill, a Governor of the BBC, a Trustee of the National Gallery, Chairman of the Heart of Birmingham Primary Care Trust, Board Member of the Tenant Services Authority and a Civil Service Commissioner.

Ranjit became a lay member of the Council in December 2010.