The role of the ROP, its current members and upcoming meeting dates.

The CQI's Regional Operations Panel (ROP) provides coordination and consistency in the dissemination of professional support and development to CQI members and UK business and has three primary roles:

  • To coordinate and implement a programme of activities which are accessible to all members and underpin the CQI's strategic aims
  • To be a local source of advice and support to quality practitioners, organisations and local universities and education centres
  • To provide intelligence to the Executive on relevant local issues and opportunities.

Regional Operations Panel members


David Smith (South Western region)


David Smith (Chair)
Mark Eydman (Midlands region)
Cathryn Valentyne (South Eastern region)
Don O’Connell (Eastern region)
Brian Cutter (North Eastern region)
Colin Campbell (Scotland region)
Dan McQuade (Northern Ireland region)
Victor Williams (Northern region)
Angela Fumpson (South Western region)

Upcoming meeting dates