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Dr Surendra Deo, non-executive director

Dr Surendra Deo, non-executive director

Non-Executive Director / Chair of the Quality Committee

Current term of office: 1 January 2021 – 31 December 2023 (first appointed as an associate non-executive director 1 September 2017 – 31 December 2018)


Surendra grew up in Edmonton and attended local schools. He graduated in medicine from the Royal Free Medical School and trained as a GP at North Middlesex Hospital, as it was then called. He practised as a GP and forensic physician in Enfield and Haringey for 25 years. He is a past Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners and chaired its north east London faculty which he represented at college council. He remains a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and the Higher Education Academy.

He has extensive experience in professional regulation: as an adjudicator for the Solicitors Regulation Authority, a case examiner and as an employer liaison advisor for the General Medical Council. He was also an associate dean for Health Education England in North London. He currently chairs a community charity and is vice president of a healthcare charity.