Ramani is Professor of Perioperative Medicine, Head of the Centre of Perioperative Medicine and Head of the Department of Targeted Intervention within the Division of Surgery and Interventional Science at UCL.  She is an honorary Consultant Anaesthetist at UCL Hospitals in London, where she was previously also a consultant in critical care medicine (2009-2018). She is Director of the NIHR funded UCL/UCLH Surgical Outcomes Research Centre and the Health Services Research Centre at the Royal College of Anaesthetists. Ramani was a Council Member of the Royal College of Anaesthetists between 2008 and 2012.

Ramani’s academic interest is Health Services and Improvement Research in perioperative medicine, in particular, risk stratification and outcome measurement with a view to improving the quality of care for patients undergoing major surgery. She leads a number of national programmes including the Perioperative Quality Improvement Programme (www.pqip.org.uk), SNAPs 1 and 2 and is a member of the National Emergency Laparotomy Audit leadership team. She is married to (the very patient) Ed, an inventor, and has two (very active) adopted sons, Zack and James.