Meet The Team

MEET THE VERISIO LEADERSHIP TEAM

Leon Reed

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Leon Reed has been auditing since 2009 and is arguably the most experienced social compliance auditor in the country. He founded Verisio when it became apparent that there was a need for more robust due diligence regarding Modern Slavery risks in the UK and global supply chains. He is responsible for creating audit methodologies, thought leadership and business development.

Christopher Riley

DIRECTOR

Christopher Riley has been running companies in Asia for over 30 years. After leaving the Royal Hong Kong Police, he moved into manufacturing, quality control and social compliance, eventually owning his own business, which performed over 30,000 factory site visits a year across 18 countries. He sold that business in 2012 to a major German certification body.

Vanessa Wong

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Vanessa Wong has been in the quality control and social compliance industry since 1994. She has extensive experience running operations, developing and implementing procedures and designing software systems. She is responsible for Versio’s activities in China and other Asian countries as well as the Group’s finances.

Krisztina Shutt

GENERAL MANAGER

Krisztina Shutt is responsible for the daily operational activity of the business. All auditors and client coordinators in Europe report to her. She ensures that the corporate process runs smoothly and we consistently meet our clients’ expectations and our contractual commitments. She holds a First Class Honours degree in Journalism from a leading Eastern European University. She speaks English, Hungarian and Romanian.

Dale Archer

SUPPLY CHAIN PROGRAM MANAGER

Dale Archer has been auditing for many years and is an APSCA Listed Auditor. He is now responsible for managing a team of Client Coordinators, each of whom handles one or more retailer programs. Coordinators interact with suppliers, factories, and their clients daily, ensuring that Verisio provides the highest level of personal service. Dale is also the Master User and development lead for the ‘Optimus’ software system.

Richard Cleathero

HEAD OF TRAINING, TECHNICAL & SENIOR AUDITOR

Richard is a fully qualified ASPCA Auditor (CSCA), who has been auditing since 2012. During this time he has had the opportunity to be involved with the initial rollout of several new audit programmes. Having been with Verisio since its inception he will be looking to put his experience to use by providing training and technical support to the audit team and working with the management team on updating and implementing policies and procedures.