Meet Our Founder Alex Hanley

Building meaningful, impactful solutions for food manufacturers. 

Alex Hanley is a food safety expert with 25 plus years experience in the food safety industry, many of those as a food safety auditor.

He has a deep understanding of food safety management systems and food safety certification, with particular expertise in standards benchmarked to the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) such as BRC, SQF and FSSC22000.

Alex understands what it takes to manage a plant every day and the many intersecting business imperatives a company may be facing. He has performed over 1,000 HACCP, quality system and food safety audits covering agriculture, meat, dairy, baking, seafood, processed foods and packaging material.

Originally from Montreal, Alex has travelled the world designing, implementing and auditing best practices for manufacturers of every size and production level.

Alex is Navigate's founder and CEO. He is our food safety coach and lead training developer for training courses. His friendly and easy-to-understand approach helps people understand how you can keep it simple and be compliant.


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