Shruti Jain

Shruti works as a programme manager in Place and Equity at NHS Health Scotland. For the last year she has been leading the Place Standard Improvement Programme, on behalf of partners Architecture & Design Scotland and Scottish Government, with a view of producing a second version of the tool.

Shruti brings experience of leading place-based and settings-based initiatives with prominent national charities in England and Scotland. Shruti also previously worked at a senior strategic level across a range of complex policy agendas as a civil servant in the North East of England.

Committed to tackling inequalities and improving lives, Shruti returned to university to complete a second postgraduate degree in 2017, where she studied health inequalities and public policy at the University of Edinburgh.

Shruti works part-time at the NHS, and with Obesity Action Scotland in the rest of her week leading the work of the Scottish Obesity Alliance.