Prof. Ashok Soni

Prof. Ashok Soni
Past President of Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
United Kingdom


Graduating as a Pharmacist from Portsmouth School of Pharmacy Ashok Soni began his life long career and commitment to pharmacy. Over the last 30 years Ash has held a number of notable positions from owning and operating his own pharmacy to working for Lambeth Southwark and Lewisham LPC, sessional work with the local GP practice and consultancy work for a number of pharmaceutical companies. In addition to this Ash has also held positions on boards for Lambeth PCT, RPS English Pharmacy Board, PSNC and NPA, just to name a few.

He was appointed as a member of the NHS Future Forum to review the Health & Social Care Bill and the appropriateness of elements of that Bill. Ash was a member of the Clinical Advice and Leadership workstream in the first phase. In the second phase he jointly led the workstream on 'The NHS's Role in the Public's Health'. In the third phase, he was involved in the review of the NHS Constitution. Ash is a Fellow of The Royal Pharmaceutical Society and Honorary Fellow of The UCL School of Pharmacy.
He was awarded an OBE in the New Years Honours for services to pharmacy and the NHS. He was appointed as a member of the NAPC Council in October 2013 and became a member of the Executive Committee in 2015 He is a Board member of the South London Local Education & Training Board and is the Clinical Network Lead with NHS Lambeth CCG.