Mr Gary Cooper

Mr Gary Cooper
MRQA, MCQI CQP

Quality Assurance Manager

Overview
Mr Gary Cooper
Mr Gary Cooper

Contact Details

Telephone
work +44 (0)1224 438654
Email
Address
The University of Aberdeen Room 2.038, The Rowett Institute    
and 
Room 1.174, Grampian Data Safe Haven, Aberdeen Centre for Health Data Science, Polwarth Building
Foresterhill
Aberdeen
AB25 2ZD

https://www.abdn.ac.uk/rowett/intranet/quality-assurance/

Biography

Quality Manager for ISO 9001:2015-certificated Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health (RINH), University of Aberdeen, Information Security Manager for ISO 27001:2013-certificated Grampian Data Safe Haven (DaSH), and Member of the Aberdeen Centre for Health Data Science (ACHDS).

Member of the Chartered Quality Institute & Chartered Quality Professional (MCQI CQP) and a former IRCA Registered Lead Auditor with extensive supplier and service provider auditing experience for both the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device sectors. (Previous experience of auditing to 21 CFR parts 820, ISO13485, ISO 9001, PS9000, PS9001 and cGMP requirements as well as company-specific technical agreements).

Experienced Quality Assurance professional with sound knowledge of cGMP compliance requirements for both the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device industries, GCP/Research Governance requirements for human intervention studies and process-based and risk-based ISO quality management systems. 

 

Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

Rowett Institute Copyright compliance officer - Human Nutrition and Clinical Nutrition MSc programmes (2016 - 2017)

Adviser - Professional Practice "QA in a Laboratory Environment" - Human Nutrition and Clinical Nutrition MSc programmes (2016 - 2017)

Further Info

External Responsibilities

Former Honorary Named GCP Archivist for NHS Grampian (Nov 2012 - Dec 2015)

Former Chair, Alternate Vice-Chair and Lay Plus member - NRES Ethics Committees - North of Scotland 2 (May 2011 - May 2016) 

Committee Posts

Convenor - Institute of Applied Health Sciences - Monitoring and Auditing Group (MAGI) - now disbanded

Member - Institute of Applied Health Sciences - Research Governance and Quality Assurance Committee - now disbanded

Working Groups

CLSM Freezer Protocol Group

MHRA Inspection Working Group (June 2011 Inspection)

NHS Grampian Bio-Repository Working Group

UoA-NHSG Laboratory CTIMP Working Group

Grampian Data Safe Haven (DaSH) Accreditation & ISO27001 Certification Projects

North Node Privacy Advisory Committee (NNPAC) - Working Group

Research Ethics - Business Improvement Working Group

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