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Dr Arun Midha


Arun read Politics at Swansea University and Economics and Industrial relations at Oxford University. He gained an MBA from Cardiff University and a PhD also from Swansea University.

Executive roles have included: Director, Strategy and Resources, School of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education, Cardiff University; Assistant Director, Welsh Combined Centres for Public Health at the Wales College of Medicine; Commerce and Industry Advisor at Health Promotion Wales and; Lloyds Bank plc.

Public roles have included: Lay member, General Medical Council, also Treasurer, Chair of Resources and member of its Education committee; Trustee, General Medical Council's Pension scheme; Lay member of the Health and Care Professions Council and member of its Education, Finance and Remuneration committees; Lay Member, Appeals committee, Pharmaceutical council; Lay Member, Advisory Committee for Clinical Excellence Awards (Wales); Independent member Resources committee, Wales Audit Office; Chair, Renal Advisory Board (Wales); Non-Executive Director, Wales NHS. Ambulance Trust; Lay Member, Postgraduate Medical Education Training Board and member of its Audit committee; Member, Welsh Language Board and member of its Audit committee; Member, Nursing and Midwifery Council's Audit Committee; Chair of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Code of Conduct panel; Trustee of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (UK); Independent member of the Minister for Health and Social Services National Advisory Board; Member, Broadcasting Council for Wales (BBC Wales); Member, Audience Council for Wales (BBC Trust); Justice of the Peace; High Sheriff, South Glamorgan 2012-2013.

Arun is currently: Lay member, Committee on Standards, House of Commons since 2016; Member, General Pharmaceutical Council since 2016; Board Member, Higher Education Funding Council for Wales since 2015; Independent Chair, Retrospective continuing health care reviews, NHS Wales since 2010; Lay Member, Bar Standards Board, Professional conduct committee since 2009; Case examiner, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (Veterinary Surgeons then Veterinary Nurses) since 2012; Lay Member, Welsh Joint Education committee, Appeals and Malpractice panel since 2015; Assessor, Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Further and Higher Education since 2008; Trustee and honorary secretary, Welsh Rugby charitable Trust since 2015; Governor, Ysgol Plasmawr secondary school since 2009.


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