Rob Hughes

Rob Hughes has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for more than 35 years.

Rob started his career in control laboratories before gaining accreditation as a “Qualified Person”.

During his career, he has held operational, project and senior strategic
leadership positions in commercial manufacturing and development QA. Rob has experience of the application of quality assurance in control laboratories, active substance, solids, creams and liquids manufacture, supplier evaluation and in regulatory inspections.

In the strategic roles, Rob was responsible for the leadership of global groups, which developed and rolled out quality systems across the company network of sites.

Rob spent two years in R&D project management with a focus on the reduction of development timelines, prior to establishing his consultancy in 2012.

Since then, Rob has worked with many different companies in the development, remediation and implementation of quality systems, training of staff from operator to management level and auditing of quality systems.


  • Next: 26 Jan 2023 Live online
  • Also: 8-9 May 2023 Live online
  • Also: 28 Sep 2023 Classroom

Quality Management Refresher

New for 2023

Live online, Classroom
Focused

This seminar has been designed to provide a highly interactive session to refresh key personnel in the principles and practices of Quality Management and bring them up-to-date with the latest legal requirements. The seminar will review the key elements of the Pharmaceutical Quality System (PQS) and the roles and responsibilities of all staff involved in the PQS, including management. It will also provide a comprehensive overview of the essential principles and requirements of "The Orange Guide” and other relevant regulatory requirements.

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Rob Hughes
  • Next: 18-19 Jan 2023 Live online
  • Also: 19-20 Apr 2023 Live online
  • Also: 29-30 Jun 2023 Classroom
  • Also: 17-20 Oct 2023 Live online

GMP Fundamentals

New for 2023

Live online, Classroom
Focused

This two-day seminar will consider the relationship between the legal requirements for pharmaceutical manufacture, the PQS and the delivery of GMP. It will provide a highly interactive session to discuss the key elements of the PQS and the relationship with GMP as described in the “Orange Guide”, including the practical application of GMP in manufacturing and quality control.

  • Presented by Rob Hughes
  • Next: 27 Mar 2023 Live online
  • Also: 14 Jun 2023 Classroom
  • Also: 14-15 Sep 2023 Live online
  • Also: 1 Dec 2023 Live online

An Introduction to Quality Management for Managers

New for 2023

Live online, Classroom
Focused

This seminar has been designed to provide a highly interactive introduction to Quality Management for managers and will provide the opportunity to share and consolidate the key elements of the Pharmaceutical Quality System (PQS). It will provide practical advice and guidance on how to ensure legal and operational responsibilities are fulfilled.

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Rob Hughes