Timea initially registered with the GDC as a dental nurse, and then additionally as a dental hygienist, and has worked in both clinical capacities during her career.
She is currently a dental inspector in the Oral Health Team in London and the East of England for the Care Quality Commission, where she undertakes inspections and assessments of dental services. In this role she works closely with practices requiring improvement, and forms judgments about quality, safety and regulatory risk. Prior to taking office as a Council Member, Timea sat as a Member of the GDC’s Fitness to Practise panel for ten years
Timea previously worked in private practice for 12 years, initially overseeing compliance and patient care services, and then clinically in both her GDC registrant roles. All these roles have afforded her a breadth of understanding of regulation within the dental sector.
Timea also holds a Master’s degree in Healthcare Leadership from Anglia Ruskin University and a Level 6 Professional Award in Regulatory Skills in the Health and Social Care Sector.