It’s our mission to remove barriers to hiring success.

In our demand-driven world, trust has never been more important. We empower great recruitment decisions with a platform businesses can trust to verify their hires, and candidates can rely on to help them reach their potential.

We remove the distraction of manual processes, deliver insights that inform decision-making and put essential tools at the fingertips of every business looking to build the best team, globally.

 
Driven by ambition

It's our goal to make a real difference in whatever we do. We’re redefining traditional processes by building meaningful and relevant solutions.

A big heart

Xref has a big heart - we have an unwavering passion for success. We put people first with our solution and in our workplace.

Positively charged

We are positively charged, with an incessant desire to succeed. We believe in challenging the status quo and providing extreme value.

Our team.

We are proud, passionate and driven. We work hard and together we celebrate every individual and company success. We’ve hit some major milestones and we’ve had a lot of fun along the way. As we continue to grow, we are always looking for great people to join the journey - check out our current vacancies to see how you could come on board.

Current Vacancies
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XREF'S MANAGEMENT

Leadership team

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Lee-Martin Seymour
CEO & Co-Founder
Lee‑Martin Seymour is a co‑founder of Xref. He has 20 years recruitment experience across many geographic and market sectors. For 13 years Lee worked for one of the world’s largest specialist recruitment companies. As a result he understands the demands of the employment market and is passionate about pioneering positive change for the long term. As a serial entrepreneur Lee has identified and successfully leveraged market opportunities to aid innovation in the employment sector.
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Tim Griffiths
CTO and Co-Founder
Timothy Griffiths is a co‑founder of Xref. Mr Griffiths, an MBA‑qualified technologist, has  23 years’ experience advising companies, including Virgin and SkyTV. He worked for Benchmark Capital providing technical diligence for high tech start‑up investment and was  co‑founder of media company a2a plc, which floated on the UK stock market. More recently Tim was CIO for Jcurve Solutions, an Australian cloud NetSuite ERP provider.
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Sharon Blesson
Chief Operating Officer
Recognised for her ability to bridge the gap between IT and business, Sharon has a rich history of program management in both delivery and operational environments. She has developed excellent leadership skills and expertise in managing diverse teams while providing motivation and strategic vision. Prior to joining Xref, Sharon spent over a year as director of the project management office at the Ivy College in Sydney, earlier she was a major corporate client manager at Sqware Peg, and also a IT&T Project Manager for recruitment specialists Hays.
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James Solomons
Chief Financial Officer
James is a chartered accountant (FCA) with over 20 years of experience within the accounting & corporate finance industry. He has held various roles within the sector and has positioned himself as a leader in the accounting technology space bringing with him to Xref over 4 years of experience as Xero Australia’s Head of Accounting. A successful entrepreneur in his own right James has a deep understanding of the need to find a balance between investing for growth whilst maintaining strong corporate governance processes across the business.
XREF'S Board

Directors

Brad Rosser
Chairman
Brad Rosser is a business builder and entrepreneur who worked for McKinsey and Co from 1992 to 1995 before working directly for Richard Branson as Director of Corporate Development for Virgin from 1995 to 1999, helping to identify and implement start-up businesses. He holds an MBA from Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Western Australia.
Nigel Heap
Non Executive Director
Nigel Heap is the UK Ireland Managing Director, and Chairman of the Asia Pacific business, of Hays plc, the leading global professional recruitment group, and a member of the group's management board. He joined Hays in 1988 and over the last 20 years has successfully led the growth of the Asia‑Pacific business. He has completed INSEAD's Advanced Management Program and holds a Bachelor of Laws from Manchester University.
Headshot of Lee-Martin Seymour CEO of Xref
Lee-Martin Seymour
CEO & Co-Founder
Lee‑Martin Seymour is a co‑founder of Xref. He has 20 years recruitment experience across many geographic and market sectors. For 13 years Lee worked for one of the world’s largest specialist recruitment companies. As a result he understands the demands of the employment market and is passionate about pioneering positive change for the long term. As a serial entrepreneur Lee has identified and successfully leveraged market opportunities to aid innovation in the employment sector.
Tim Griffiths Co-founder of Xref headshot
Tim Griffiths
CTO and Co-Founder
Timothy Griffiths is a co‑founder of Xref. Mr Griffiths, an MBA‑qualified technologist, has  23 years’ experience advising companies, including Virgin and SkyTV. He worked for Benchmark Capital providing technical diligence for high tech start‑up investment and was  co‑founder of media company a2a plc, which floated on the UK stock market. More recently Tim was CIO for Jcurve Solutions, an Australian cloud NetSuite ERP provider.
OUR OFFICES AROUND THE WORLD

We're global and growing

Australia

17/13 Hickson Road, Dawes Point, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

United States

13809 Research Blvd Suite 500 PMB 92738 Austin, TX 78750

United Kingdom

46 New Broad Street London, EC2M 1JH, United Kingdom

Norway

Karl Johans Gate 16,
0154 Oslo

New Zealand

Generator Level 10/11 Britomart Place, , Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010

Canada

1 Adelaide Street East, Suite 202, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2V9

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