Clear Compliance Ltd is run by Catherine Riley, an independent food safety and technical specialist and auditor based in Yorkshire.

Catherine has over 25 years of technical experience in the food industry, providing technical support to many and varied sectors including manufacturers, wholesalers and food service. Catherine started out as a Technical Manager for a blue chip food company, then became a Technologist with the Regional Food Group for Yorkshire and Humber and has now been independent for the past 6 years, providing a wide range of food safety and technical support to local businesses.

Catherine has a passion for imparting food safety and technical knowledge in a way that is easy to understand and enjoyable.

Technical Profile

Food Science BSc (hons) Leeds University


CIEH Advanced Food Safety

HABC Level 3 PTLLS (Teaching Qualification)

LRQA Lead Auditor certification

IFST Register of Professional Food Auditors and Mentors

IFST Register of Food Safety Managers

Registered SALSA auditor and mentor


Fellow of the Institute of Food Science and Technology FIFST

Member of the Society of Food Hygiene and Technology MSOFHT

Find me on LinkedIn