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Richard Rowe

Lead Trainer | USA

Richard Rowe serves as Lead Trainer with SAI. He is an IRCA Certified Quality Management Systems (QMS) Auditor and has carried out over 180 audits in Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, South America, and the United States. Rowe also serves as a Lead Accreditation Auditor and Client Manager for Social Accountability Accreditation Services.

Rowe started his career as a professional civil engineer in the United Kingdom and Malaysia, before project managing several major engineering works in Hong Kong, Thailand, and the United Kingdom. He has managed a multi-national consulting firm headquartered in the United States and served on the Florida Council Board of Examiners for the Governor’s Sterling Award, the Florida state award for quality.

Rowe’s training specialties include quality auditing, quality management, and business development courses. His social compliance work includes over 80 codes of practice audits worldwide for a major U.S. footwear-apparel brand.

Rowe received his bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom and his MBA from the Cranfield School of Management in the United Kingdom.