Director of Quality & Compliance
Ian is the Director of Quality & Compliance at UK Biocentre, where he also serves as the Laboratory Director, a designated Individual by the HTA (Human Tissue Authority), and is recognised as a Fellow of The Royal Society of Medicine.
His primary role involves collaborating across the organisation to ensure strict adherence to regulatory requirements imposed by entities such as the HTA and MHRA. This encompasses the oversight of clinical trials and research projects, all while maintaining and maximising the value of our UKAS accreditation ISO15189:2012. Additionally, he presides over certifications to ISO27001:2013 and ISO9001:2015.
Ian became an integral part of the UK Biocentre team in May 2023, bringing with him a wealth of experience in the field of quality management. His previous senior-level roles spanned the globe, covering regions in the United States, South America, the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, the Far East, and China. His expertise extended to regulated areas, including IVD Medical Devices, Impact Protection, Chemicals, Tobacco, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Plastics, and Packaging.
Ian also holds the title of Lead Auditor for standards such as ISO13485:2016, ISO90011:2015, 17025, GMP, and GDP. His previous laboratory experience involved the attainment of ISO17025 certification for testing and calibration processes.
A fervent advocate of continuous personal development, Ian has acquired numerous postgraduate and professional qualifications. This unwavering dedication fuels his commitment to advancing quality improvement initiatives within the UK Biocentre, thereby contributing to the enhancement of our operations.