Lord Darzi of Denham

Lord Darzi of Denham's full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Darzi of Denham OM KBE. His name is Ara Warkes Darzi, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Darzi of Denham.

The Register is updated continuously throughout each sitting day and at regular intervals on other days.

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

  • Paul Hamlyn Chair and Director, Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London
  • Consultant Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Lead Independent Director (formerly Member, Advisory Board), Evelo Biosciences (interest ceased 26 May 2023)
  • Chair, Health Security Initiative, Flagship Pioneering UK Ltd (life sciences)
  • Consultant Surgeon, The Royal Marsden Hospital Foundation NHS Trust

Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)

  • SQI Limited (member's own company for property investment)
  • SQI Property Limited (100% subsidiary of SQI Limited)
  • Ara Darzi London Limited (formerly Ara Darzi Limited) (member’s own company responsible for provision of medical services and consultancy)
  • SQI HoldCo Limited (dormant company)
  • SQI Investments HoldCo Limited (in liquidation) (interest ceased 26 May 2023)
  • Ara Darzi London HoldCo Limited (dormant company)
  • Ca Cha Two HoldCo Limited (dormant company)
  • Ara Darzi Limited (dormant company) (interest ceased 26 May 2023)
  • AD HoldCo Limited (in liquidation) (interest ceased 26 May 2023)
  • RAGSH Ltd (dormant company) (interest ceased 26 May 2023)
  • Faro Ventures Limited (holding company)

Category 4: Shareholdings (a)

  • SQI Property Limited (100% subsidiary of SQI Limited) (see category 10(a))
  • SQI Limited (100% subsidiary of SQI HoldCo Limited) (see category 10(a))
  • Ara Darzi Limited Qatar (healthcare consultancy - 100% subsidiary of Health Quality Improvement LLC) (see category 10(a))
  • Health Quality Improvement LLC (formerly HQI Ltd) (100% subsidiary of HQI Holdings Limited) (holding company)
  • Ca Cha Two Inc (property investment - 100% subsidiary of Ca Cha Two HoldCo Limited)
  • Ara Darzi London Limited (formerly Ara Darzi Limited) (100% subsidiary of Ara Darzi London HoldCo Limited) (see category 10(a))
  • HQI Holdings Limited (holding company)
  • SQI HoldCo Limited (dormant company)
  • SQI Investments HoldCo Limited (in liquidation) (interest ceased 26 May 2023)
  • Ara Darzi London HoldCo Limited (dormant company)
  • Ca Cha Two HoldCo Limited (dormant company)
  • Ara Darzi Limited (dormant company) (interest ceased 26 May 2023)
  • AD HoldCo Limited (in liquidation) (interest ceased 26 May 2023)
  • RAGSH Ltd (dormant company) (interest ceased 26 May 2023)
  • Faro Ventures Limited (holding company)
  • Prova Health Limited (healthcare solutions)

Category 4: Shareholdings (b)

  • Ten Lifestyle Holdings Limited
  • Oxford Nanopore (DNA/RNA sequencing)
  • IRIS Ideal Match Inc (advisory shares) (AI/facial recognition)
  • Dosium Holding Ltd (paediatric drug measurement) (advisory shares and no controlling interest)
  • Emteq Limited (developing wearable technology to monitor and translate human intent and expression)
  • Ufonia Ltd (healthcare)
  • Hertility Ltd (healthcare)

Category 5: Land and property

  • Flat in London W1W from which rental income is received
  • Flat in London SW7 from which rental income is received

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

  • Director, SQI Property Limited (member's own company - dormant) (see category 4(a))
  • Director, SQI Limited (member's own company for property investment) (see category 4(a))
  • Director, Health Quality Improvement LLC (formerly HQI Ltd) (the company is 100% owned by the member and is a holding company for Ara Darzi Limited Qatar)
  • Director, Ara Darzi Limited Qatar (healthcare consultancy)
  • Member, Advisory Board, Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST)
  • Director, Ara Darzi London Limited (formerly Ara Darzi Limited) (member’s own company responsible for provision of medical services and consultancy) (see category 4(a))
  • Director, HQI Holdings Limited (the company is 100% owned by the member and is a holding company)
  • Director and Chair, Prova Health Limited (healthcare solutions) (see category 4(a))
  • Member, Advisory Board, J-Clinic
  • Director, SQI HoldCo Limited (dormant company)
  • Director, SQI Investments HoldCo Limited (dormant company) (in liquidation) (interest ceased 26 May 2023)
  • Director, Ara Darzi London HoldCo Limited (dormant company)
  • Director, Ca Cha Two HoldCo Limited (dormant company)
  • Director, Ara Darzi Limited (dormant company) (interest ceased 26 May 2023)
  • Director, AD HoldCo Limited (in liquidation) (interest ceased 26 May 2023)
  • Director, RAGSH Ltd (dormant company) (interest ceased 26 May 2023)
  • Member, Advisory Committee, Multi-Scale Medical Robotics Centre, Hong Kong
  • Director and Chair, Faro Ventures Limited (holding company)
  • Director and Chair, Global Health Education Group Limited (innovation in medical education including technology)
  • Director, Aurora Humanitarian Initiative Foundation Inc
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, Montai Health Inc (molecular nutrition company focussing on health and wellbeing) (unremunerated but member has opportunity to purchase stock)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Harbinger Health (diagnostic oncology company focussing on early cancer detection through molecular analysis of liquid samples)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Alamana Kuwait Holding Company SAK (C ) (holding company in business of company and enterprise management)
  • Board Member, YourBio Health Inc (company has created “direct to consumer” blood testing device)
  • Commissioner, Times Health Commission (set up to consider the future of health and social care in England in the light of the pandemic, the growing pressure on budgets, the A&E crisis, rising waiting lists, health inequalities, obesity and the ageing population)
  • Chair, Advisory Board, Community Jameel

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

  • Executive Chair, World Innovation Summit for Health, Qatar Foundation
  • Member, Advisory Board, Qatar Foundation
  • Vice Chair, Sidra Medicine (formerly Sidra Medical and Research Centre, Qatar)
  • Non-executive Director, Monitor/NHS England (formerly Monitor/NHS Improvement) (interest ceased 26 May 2023)
  • Member, International Advisory Panel, Hamad Healthcare Quality Institute
  • Chair, Accelerated Access Collaborative
  • Member, Life Sciences Council
  • Member, Recovery, Resilience and Growth Oversight Group (RRG), Department of Health & Social Care (oversee the RRG programme, taking decisions on strategic priorities and ensuring strategic coordination across programme partners)

Category 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 (interest ceased 22 April 2024)
  • Trustee, Rangoon General Hospital Reinvigoration Charitable Trust
  • Advisory Board, N Sethia Foundation
  • Board Member, Sidra Medicine (formerly Sidra Medical and Research Centre)
  • Board Member, Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Royal college of Art
  • Chair (formerly Member), Aurora Prize Selection Committee
  • Trustee, Helen Hamlyn Trust
  • Trustee, N Sethia Foundation
  • Trustee, Health Innovation and Systems Reform (charity)
  • Trustee, Health Data Research UK (HDR UK)