Ron has over 30 years of experience in the NHS. Starting his professional career as a biomedical scientist he went on to spend a great deal of his time working on the areas of governance and quality improvement. He has had several important roles in these areas including Director of the National Clinical Governance Support Team as well as Head of Healthcare Quality and Standards within the Department of Health. Ron has lectured and presented on quality improvement nationally and worldwide. When not working, Ron likes to spend time with his family and coaches an under thirteen Rugby Team.