Ash Pandya

Ash Pandya has spent most of his working life working within the health sector. He has Run his own community Pharmacy and been a senior manager for NHS Direct. For the last twelve years he has been a Chief Executive for a pharmacy organisation representing 339 pharmacies. In this role he has established a separate provider company to deliver specific services for the community through pharmacy and developed many services to improve the wellbeing of the local population.

Ever since he operated a pharmacy, he has been passionate in supporting organisations and delivering services to make a better community. To that end he has also been a Vice Chair for Jackson’s Lane community centre in Highgate which also host a theatre and a trustee for National Voices the umbrella body for many health charities. He has also worked with many ethnic diverse charities organising shows and events.

Ash has a passion for the Arts and especially theatre. As the result of an operation Ash has recently become completely deaf in one ear and therefore developed a great deal of empathy for people with hearing difficulties. Ash is excited to be working with and supporting Deafinitely Theatre in bringing live theatre to people with hearing difficulties and at the same time raising the awareness and challenges faced by people with hearing disabilities.