The Team

Mott MacDonald has a dedicated team managing the NMC quality assurance programme. The team is made up of both professional and operational staff.

The core team consists of:


  Judith Porch - Director of Reviews

Judith has extensive experience of quality assurance (QA) processes at a strategic and operational level in health and social care; this includes working with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and other external stakeholders. In the role of Director of Reviews, Judith leads the delivery of the NMC’s QA framework. The work focuses on protection of the public by assuring that NMC standards for nursing and midwifery education are met through the control of key risks and implementation of effective QA systems. Judith takes the lead role in overseeing approved educational institution (AEI) monitoring events, working closely with Amy Young in the operations team. She provides ad-hoc reporting to the NMC and provides strategic oversight in the delivery of the contract. She also has overall responsibility for the professional team.

Judith is a registered nurse and midwife, and has a recordable teaching qualification.


   Bernie Wallis - Deputy Director of Reviews

As the Deputy Director of Reviews, Bernie has overall responsibility for overseeing the QA of approval, endorsement and major modification reports. She provides guidance to QA visitors to ensure that report writing remains thorough, precise, consistent, and robust, meeting the NMC standards for nursing and midwifery education and ensuring protection of the public. Bernie is an active managing reviewer, undertaking several monitoring visits each year and observing a number of approval visits.

Bernie is a registered nurse. 

Pam Page - Deputy Director of Reviews

Pam supports the QA of NMC programme approvals, endorsements and major modifications.    Pam provides guidance and support to lay and registrant visitors throughout the NMC quality assurance processes.  As a member of the team Pam also provides advice to education institutions to help them prepare for NMC quality assurance events. Pam is a registered nurse with over 35 years of experience in clinical and higher education settings in the UK.


Monica Murphy - Deputy Director of Reviews

Amongst Monica’s responsibilities, she undertakes quality assurance of approval reports and provides training and support for visitors in their activities. Before joining Mott MacDonald she was a QA reviewer during her 18 years working in higher education. Monica’s professional background is as a nurse, midwife and health visitor.

    Michelle McDaid - Project Principal

Michelle is the project principal for the Mott MacDonald Quality Assurance. She has worked with NMC since 2012. She is responsible for the overall delivery of the contract and management of the operational team. She is ensuring continuous improvement can be made to the contract and that all stakeholders receive effective communication and delivery from the Mott MacDonald team


Andrea Bacon - Project Manager 

Andrea is the Project Manager for the Mott MacDonald NMC QA contract. She manages the contract with the NMC and ensures the agreed outputs are delivered on time and within budget. She is the first line of support for Leeann and assists Leeann in the operational quality assurance of visitor reports.


     Leeann Greer – Assistant Project Manager 

Leeann is the Assistant Project Manager for the Mott MacDonald NMC QA contract. She is the first line of support for Amy, Lucy and Linda, and assists in the operational quality assurance of visitor reports.


    Amy Young - Project Officer

Amy Young is a project officer within the operations team. Amy is involved in the scheduling process, prepares and sends contracts, books accommodation, announces the visits to AEIs and prepares briefing packs for QA visitors. Amy answers any queries relating to the operational aspects of the QA process. Amy is involved in the QA of programme approval reports. 

    Lucy Percival - Project Officer

Lucy Percival is a project officer within the operations team. Lucy is one of the first points of call for the scheduling process and for assisting with organising visits. Lucy also helps with arranging training for visitors as well as working on the helpline alongside Amy to help with any queries you may have.

Linda Smith - Project Administrator

Linda is a project administrator and assists with preparing and sending contracts, books accommodation and processing invoices. As well has providing support on the helpline, Linda also helps with other various operational activities.


You can contact an office team member by emailing or phoning our main enquiry line on 01223 463 441. The office is open from 9am until 5.30pm.