Executive Chairman

Christopher Riley has been running companies in Asia for nearly 30 years. He was the owner of a global quality and compliance company that performed over 30,000 factory site visits a year for major retailers and their suppliers across 18 countries. He sold the company in 2012 to a large German organisation. He is responsible for business development, software and key account management.

Managing Director, Verisio Europe

Leon Reed runs Verisio Europe with a particular focus on training and daily operations. He is based in the Cambridge head office from where he also co-ordinates Verisio’s activities globally. He has been in the industry for many years, still performing ethical and technical audits personally every week as he develops new programs for customers and certifies new auditors. He is in regular demand as a trainer and an active member of the Sedex AAG.

Head of Training, Verisio Europe

Simon Goldby joined Verisio after serving 25 years in the army. He was a Head of Trade and appointed the most senior Warrant Officer in the British Army. He then transferred to the Army Inspectorate where he led teams of internal auditors checking military installations for quality and ethical compliance, reporting directly into the Chief of General Staff. Simon is in charge of developing training material as well as on-boarding and mentoring all new auditors. He also performs or supervises over a 150 ethical audits per year.

Managing Director, Verisio Asia

Vanessa Wong has been in the quality control and social compliance audit industry since 1994. She has extensive experience running operations, developing and implementing procedures and designing software systems. She is responsible for the management of all Verisio’s activities in China and other Asian countries.

Sales Director, Verisio Asia

Starsky Sham has worked for several large quality companies since joining the industry in 2003. He is responsible for business development and key account management across all Asian offices and clients. He is also a qualified technical and social compliance auditor and has done audits in Japan, Hong Kong and Korea.