Tony Orme

Senior GDP Inspector

A founder member of the GDP Inspectorate when it was created in 2001, he is a Senior GDP Inspector responsible for inspecting the full range of UK distribution companies. He is a member of the PIC/S GDP working group, working on the training and aligning of GDP standards for PIC/S member countries. He was part of the EMA GDP drafting group preparing the GDP Guidelines and updates to the compilation of community procedures and involved in training the GMDP inspectors on the new guidelines. He was also a member of the team who reviewed the UK supply chain and looked at ways to improve the standard of the Wholesale Dealer 'Responsible Person'. He is currently a member of the implementation team for the Falsified Medicines Directive and working on developing the new Risk Based Inspection IT system for the MHRA. Tony has been with the MHRA for 24 years, working initially with the MHRA Enforcement Group where he was a Senior Investigation Officer. As such he was responsible for investigating counterfeit medicines, internet sales and other illegal activity with pharmaceuticals.