Ranjna Patel

Founder and Director of Nirvana Health Group, a management company for East Tamaki Healthcare, West Auckland Healthcare and White Cross.

The company delivers Primary Healthcare to communities across Auckland. There are over 40 Clinics serving a population of 230,000 registered patients and 400,000 after hours services.

Ranjna is actively involved in many wider community groups, Women’s group and a Hindu Temple. She sits on numerous advisory boards including National Ethnic Forum for NZ Police, CM Police, Middlemore Foundation, Mental Health Foundation, Diversity Works, Global Women and Co Of Women.

In December 2014, established a residential facility for perpetrators of Family Violence hoping to work in an innovative way with men. 2018 has seen 2 more homes open in Auckland, in Public Private relationship.

She is the Executive Trustee of Total Healthcare and ISSO Hindu Temple, and Director on Bank of Baroda.

Ranjna has been awarded a NZ Order of Merit (ONZM), Queen’s Service Medal (QSM). She has also been inducted into the Co of Women NZ Hall of Fame for Women Entrepreneurs, won EEO Diversity Awards Walk the Talk and IBA Best Business Women of the Year and a finalist for Westpac Women of Influence in Business and Entrepreneur for three years, NEXT Woman of the Year- Business and Innovation, EY Entrepreneur Of the Year – Master Cateogory and the Deloittes Top 200 Awards – Visionary Leader. Ranjna is a judge on the EY Entrepreneur Of the Year for 2018.

Nirvana Health Group has also won many awards including Westpac Supreme Business Award, Supreme Indian Business Awards and EEO Positive Inclusion Award.

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