NQA has a permanent staff consisting of a directorate, auditors and management assistants.

The training background of NQA staff is diverse. The auditors are all education experts with extensive experience in audit visits and accreditation procedures. As consultants they can also draw on their knowledge of quality assurance.

In addition to its permanent staff, NQA has at its disposal nearly 1000 suitable domain experts who can be deployed to serve on various audit visit panels. These are respected specialists with extensive (international) experience in the relevant subject domain or work field.