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Document Verification & Right to Work Checks for Non-UK National Employees Workshop - London (September)

Date Wednesday 13 September 2017
Venue London - Danubius Hotel Regents Park, London NW8 7JT


Paul Leadbeater

Paul, as a former detective, has extensive experience in security with particular specialisms in pre- employment screening, vetting and conducting internal investigations and has been utilising investigative interview skills for over 40 years.

As Director of Internal Security for a multi national company within the fields of security, outsourcing and custodial care Paul was responsible for advising on, training and managing all pre-employment screening, vetting, data protection, information security, freedom of information and internal security matters.
Paul is now a consultant with Handley Leadbeater and uses his experience, expertise and professional qualifications to advise organisations and deliver workshops in the UK and Europe on areas including; pre-employment screening & vetting, document verification, data protection and conducting effective investigations. Paul is a director of Passport Proven.

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Ian Westwood

Ian Westwood worked at the Home Office from 1993-2003. He was an operational Immigration Officer serving at Heathrow, Gatwick and Dover before being promoted to Chief Immigration Officer based in Croydon. Since then he has set up his own consultancy business, providing training and immigration advice to a variety of corporate
and private clients on the subject of Immigration.

He is regulated by the Office of the Immigration Service Commissioner to provide immigration advice in the UK. Ian’s training credentials include the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development’s Certificate of Training Practice and the Belbin Team-Role Accreditation.


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Katrina Cooper

I'm Katrina Cooper, an immigration expert with over 25 years experience in the legal industry, 10 of which have been in the immigration arena.

 I've worked with some of the world’s largest companies across all sectors including financial, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, technology, industrial, telecommunications, management consulting and entertainment and sports allowing me to develop a significant and deep understanding of immigration and global mobility issues across numerous jurisdictions.

 I speak and provide training sessions to clients and the public on various issues, including immigration issues in emerging markets, global immigration compliance and EU directives impacting the immigration world.

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