Lord Darzi of Denham

Lord Darzi of Denham

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Darzi of Denham KBE


Ara Darzi



Joined the Lords

12 July 2007

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
Fax: 020 7219 5979

External/Private Office

Division of Surgery, Imperial College London, St Mary's Hospital Campus, 10th Floor, QEQM Wing, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY
Tel: 0203 312 1395; Fax: 0203 312 6950

Web & Social media


UK Parliament

Post Date
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) 2007-09

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Vice Dean, Health Policy and Engagement Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London 2013-
Chair Imperial College Health Partners 2012-13
Chairman Imperial College London / Imperial College Health Trust & Academic Health Science Centre 2011-
Chairman Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London 2010-
Director Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London 2010-
Paul Hamlyn Chair of Surgery Imperial College London 2005-
Professor of Surgery Institute of Cancer Research 2005-
Honorary Consultant Surgeon Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Royal Marsden NHS Hospitals 1994-

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chair London Health Commission 2013-
UK Business Ambassador Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 2009-13
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health Department of Health 2007-09

Member's focus

Employment and training
Health services and medicine
Science and technology
Social services
Global health policy
South East England
Far East
Middle East
North America

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Director, Ara Darzi Ltd (health) (see category 4(a))
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Paul Hamlyn Chair, Academic Health Science Centre, Imperial College, London
    • Chair, Scientific Committee, Qatar Robotic Surgery Centre
    • Member, ‘healthymagination’ Advisory Board, GE Healthcare Board (General Electric)
    • Member, Supreme Council of Health, Qatar
    • Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
    • Member, International Advisory Board, Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    • Member, Singapore Biomedical Sciences Review Panel
    • Member, Biomedical Sciences International Advisory Council (BMS IAC), Singapore
    • Speaking engagement, 6 November 2014, Acelity
    • Speaking engagement, 10 November 2014, GE Healthcare
    • Member, Advisory Board, Qatar Foundation
  • 4: Shareholdings (a)

    • Ara Darzi Ltd (health) (see category 1)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Executive Chair, World Innovation Summit for Health, Qatar Foundation
    • Director, Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Vice Dean Health Policy and Engagement, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Meningitis Trust
    • Trustee, National Competitiveness Foundation of Armenia (on the invitation of the Prime Minister of Armenia)
    • Trustee, The Lord Leonard and Lady Estelle Wolfson of Marylebone Charitable Trust for Preventative Medicine
    • Trustee, Rangoon General Hospital Reinvigoration Charitable Trust
    • Advisory Board, N Sethia Foundation
    • Board Member, Sidra Medical and Research Centre