Divisional QA Manager
Robert Thompson is an engineer & manager by education; QSE professional by experience & statistical enthusiast out of necessity. Robert believes that although it is easy to lie with statistics, it is hard to tell the truth without them. He holds a BEng (Hons) from the University of Northumbria, an MSc in Total Quality, Safety & Environmental Management from the Open University & an MBA from the University of Durham, along with several other qualifications. After completing a mechanical apprenticeship, he moved into planning for the offshore industry, followed by a move into quality for a consulting firm. Next he moved into high-volume electronics as a quality manager & finally to a filter manufacturing company in NE England. He is an EFQM Business Excellence Assessor, Six Sigma Black Belt, Member of the Institute of Quality Assurance, Senior Member of The American Society for Quality, & also the Chartered Institute of Management.
Black Belt, MSc, MBA, BEng(Hons), Member American Society Quality, Member Chartered Quality Institute,