Xref (ASX:XF1) brings ease, security and value to the candidate reference checking process. Via an online, automated platform, it delivers the data-driven candidate insights organisations need to make smart, fast and confident hiring decisions.

Xref listed on the ASX in early 2016 and has since expanded across nine global locations. These allow the company to support more than 1200 organisations across APAC, EMEA and North America, with the flexibility of the product architecture enabling solutions tailored to the needs and demands of each market.

Xref - Reference Checks. Made Simple.


  • Lee Martin Seymour, CEO & Co Founder

    Lee-Martin Seymour is a co-founder of Xref. He has 17 years recruitment experience across many geographic and market sectors. For 12 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 & CO Founder

    Timothy Griffiths is a co-founder of Xref. Mr Griffiths, an MBA-qualified technologist, has 20 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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  • Brad Rosser, Non Executive Chairman

    Mr 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.

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