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Consulting

CONSULTANCY

Unparalleled expertise in trade, government and data

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CONSULTANCY
CONSULTANCY

Use on demand tailored advice and consultancy to supercharge your knowledge.

clearBorder provides bespoke, expert consultancy and call-off support to help you grow your business across international borders.

We help our clients adapt systems and adjust processes to new and evolving border requirements.

Our comprehensive online training equips you with the knowledge to trade internationally – but for tailored advice and extra peace of mind, get in touch to find out more.

CONSULTANCY TEAM

We’re the team you want by your side

Rizwan
Customer Accounts
Rizwan

Rizwan brings extensive experience in customs and trade from his work with the Trader Support Service for Northern Ireland. He has worked for DHL Global Forwarding and Alpi. Prior to that he worked in financial services and contributed to the response to Covid.

Riz assists customers with training courses and detailed import and export queries. He is expert in HMRC standards, managing critical business requirements and problem solving.
Christopher Salmon
CEO & Founder
Christopher Salmon
Christopher founded and runs clearBorder to improve the experience of trading businesses of all sizes. He oversaw the UK’s border preparations for leaving the EU as Senior Adviser to Michael Gove and later David Frost. He has extensive experience of using technology to improve services in business and government.
Tony Ball
Operations Director
Tony Ball

Tony brings 40+ years’ experience in international logistics, forwarding and customs management.

His experience covers air, rail, sea and road across the globe, from parcels to heavy lift, including intra-European trucking services, permits and cabotage from before and after the creation of the Single Market.
John Bourne
Advisory Board
John Bourne

John provides expert advice on Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) issues.

He spent twenty years working for Defra where he was responsible for leading the preparation of the UK’s new border processes for food, animal and plant products. He is a qualified Official Veterinarian and brings extensive project delivery and veterinary expertise.
Khyati Amin
Consultant
Khyati Amin

Khyati leads clearBorder consulting projects. She has over eight years of experience in business development and consulting.

Previously, Khyati was a strategy consultant at KPMG, where she led teams on growth strategy and due diligence across multiple sectors. She brings strong management skills from her family business in India, where she led significant restructuring and alignment of operational processes.
Joan Torrents
Consultant
Joan Torrents

Joan Torrents has 20+ years’ operational and procurement experience in retail, hospitality, consulting and manufacturing.

He has a deep understanding of the impact of border processes on supply chains. Joan led Tesco’s Business Contingency Plan during Brexit negotiations. He has also held senior roles working with Naked Wines, Boston Consulting Group, Bain Capital, Majestic Wines and Enotria.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE

We optimize your trade across borders

Small businesses
Small businesses

…who are adjusting to border processes for the first time or businesses that need to adjust their existing supply chains.

We help you consider your options based on your processes, systems, data and supply chain requirements.

We deliver international trade strategies to maximise trading opportunities.

e-Commerce platforms
e-Commerce platforms

… who need to adapt systems to new UK/EU trading requirements.

We help upskill internal teams and educate your customers about new requirements.

We help you manage trade rules to gain competitive advantage, improve user experience and win customers.

Large companies
Large companies

… who are adapting supply chains and seeking to exploit data.

We provide independent advice on strategies for regulations, tariffs, taxes duties, origin and content rules.

We give clear advice on future border developments, data opportunities and effective border strategies.

We identify opportunities in border operations
Technology Firms
Technology Firms

… who are developing the platforms that will make trade borders invisible.

We bring customs expertise to your technology engineers, to match real-world problems to high-tech solutions.

We help you identify opportunities for automation and data integration – and challenges in achieving them.

Operators & ports
Operators & ports

… who are adapting processes and infrastructure for new trade rules.

We provide specific, tailored advice on evolving EU and UK policy and emerging challenges and opportunities.

We bring true independence to identify opportunities and enhance your value proposition.