Arish has been in the UNICEF NZ Board since September 2014.
Arish is Director of Allied Health and Technical, Hauora Tairawhiti DHB, NewZealand and Founder of OWDSOCKS – Opportunities without Discrimination.He moved to New Zealand in 2006. He then completed his postgraduate education inLeadership and Management and currently manages the dental services for Tairawhiti District Health as well as providing professional advisory and strategic leadership to allied and technical disciplines.
Arish also chairs the board of NZ Dental and Oral Health Therapist Association. He is the National Vice President for the New Zealand Federation of Multicultural Councils, a not for profit organisation, and is a Leadership Network Member in theAsia New Zealand Foundation