Jag Ahluwalia

Jag joined the Board in April 2017. He is Executive Medical Director at Cambridge University Hospitals and previously practised as a Consultant Neonatologist. Jag has executive responsibilities for professional standards, infection control, information technology and electronic patient records, patient safety (shared), medicines management, medical education and research and development. Jag qualified in 1986 and completed training in Cambridge and Melbourne. 

His previous roles include Director for Neonatology at Cambridge 1998-2003 and Lead Clinician for Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire Neonatal Network 2004-2008. He was a trustee and Senior Officer for the British Association of Perinatal Medicine and has advised Bliss, the baby charity, with parent guidelines. 

Jag has been a member of a number of advisory groups, including the Medical Director Advisory Group of Monitor (the English National Health Regulator), a group he chaired from 2014-15, the East of England Medical Directors’ Forum, which he co-chaired or chaired until 2016, and the NHS Employers Consultant Contract Negotiation team (vice-chair) 2014-15. He is a current member of the Cambridgeshire System Transformation Clinical Advisory Group.

Jag is married with three grown-up children and lives in Cambridge.