Suresh Ariaratnam – Non Executive Director

As an advisory council member of the British Library and a trustee for the Theatre Royal Bath, Literature Works South West and the Trussell Trust, he specialises in assisting organisations broaden understanding of who their stakeholders are and how best to meet their needs.

In addition to his role at NHS Somerset, he is also a non-Executive Director at NHS Dorset HealthCare.

His primary driver is to address the structural and social determinants which give rise to inequality and create negative outcomes for people from marginalised communities, inhibiting engagement and participation in society.

Suresh chairs the NHS Somerset Primary Care Commissioning Committee.