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)


Jon Adshead (Midlands region)
Helen Bell (South Eastern region)
Melanie Blackmore (Eastern region)
Brian Cutter (North Eastern region)
Peter Lucas (Scotland region)
Simon Treharne (Northern Ireland region)
Victor Williams (Northern region)

Upcoming meeting dates