Medilink South West
The Life Science Industry Network for the South West
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Board Member

Allan Proudfoot is a Quality Consultant and owner of ALP Quality Consulting. Prior to setting up the consultancy in 2019, Allan spent more than 30 years in the Semiconductor sector with over 20 years in Quality Management, including responsibility for high voltage switches and low power radios deployed in implantable medical devices for human life support applications.  Areas of responsibility covered business practices, manufacturing and R&D from product conception to obsolescence. Allan’s corporate experience has resulted in him developing relationships with medical device manufacturers, large and small. In the Medilink director role, Allan brings his expertise to developing, nurturing and guiding High-Tech and Medical businesses and the Medilink SW Organisation itself. Allan is well versed in quality standards (including ISO9001, ISO13485, FDA 21CFR820), with areas of expertise including auditing, problem solving, organisational efficiency, supplier management and customer relationship management. Allan has a degree in Electronics from the University of Salford and is a member of the IET, the IEEE and iMAPS. Allan has an approach based on pragmatism and is a passionate believer in quality and the benefits this can bring to developing best business practices and customer satisfaction.