Non executive director
Akta was appointed as non-executive director in January 2017
Akta qualified as a solicitor at Slaughter and May and practiced mainly mergers and acquisitions for five years. She then moved on to the UK mergers and acquisitions team at HSBC Bank plc as an investment banker. She founded her own company, Enhabit Limited, which was responsible for the first passivhaus retrofit – a low energy solution for buildings – in the UK. This business was sold to Ansor Ventures, a firm that incubates startups where Akta is now a partner. Akta is a director of RFL Property Services Ltd and a trustee of the Royal Free charity.
Akta chairs the finance and investment committee and is also a member of the remuneration, audit and clinical standards and innovation committees. Akta is also a member of the trust digital task force.