About Us

Unlocking Market Access

Our mission is to help ensure global companies have the tools to build consumers safe, sustainable, products in a world full of change.

Compliance & Risks

We are the trusted market access technology provider for the world’s leading brands. We have spent two decades honing the digital tools, expertise and content you need to monitor, assess and prove your products’ compliance, protecting your brands and helping drive your growth.


We stay ahead of an ever-evolving regulatory landscape so that you can, too.

In Numbers

2002

Founded In

125

People on the team

25

Languages spoken

Our History Timeline

2021

September 2021

Winner of Best Flexible Working Strategy

 

Up against stiff competition, our team were the proud winners of ‘Best Flexible Working Strategy’ category at the HR Leadership & Management Awards 2021.

July 2021

Strategic Investment from Luminate Capital Partners

 

After a significant investment from Luminate Capital Partners, we began our drive for rapid growth and investment in our platform, people and services.

April 2021

Launch of Evidence Module in C2P

 

In order to help clients to achieve, maintain and demonstrate compliance for all products in all markets, we introduced the Evidence Module to further enhance C2P’s holistic approach to the industry’s challenges.

2020

2020

C2P contains 60,000 regulations over 40 regulatory topics

 

C2P contains the world’s most comprehensive database of product compliance coverage, with over 60,000 regulations, standards and related documents across 40 regulatory topics.

2019

September 2019

Named in 50 Innovative Companies to Watch 2019

 

Further recognition of our progress came in 2019 from Silicon Review when we were named in this highly competitive category.

August 2019

Standards Module launched in C2P

The C2P Standards Module was launched, providing search, discovery, analysis and full-text access to standards in a single platform, ‘live linked’ to regulations and product requirements.

January 2019

Recognized in Top 20 Most Promising Compliance Technology Solutions Providers List

CIO Review Magazine recognised us as one of the Top 20 Most Promising Compliance Technology Solutions Providers in the world.

2018

April 2018

Shortlisted for EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

 

Founder, Damien McGovern, is shortlisted for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.

March 2018

WFSGI Compliant Labelling Requirements Database is launched

 

Partnering with the World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI), we developed the WFSGI Compliant Labelling Requirements (CLR) Database, providing global information on labelling requirements for the sporting goods industry.

2017

2017

Listed In Top 10 Fastest Growing Compliance Companies

 

Named as one of the top 10 fastest growing compliance companies by Silicon Review, a trusted community for business and technology professionals.

2016

2016

Harnessing the power of machine learning

 

Advances in technology innovation sees machine learning adopted in C2P, leveraging algorithms to predict the likelihood of  proposed regulation  coming into force with  95% accuracy.

2013

2013

Working with INTERPOL and United Nations University to crack down on e-Waste illegal trade

 

Compliance & Risks began working on the Countering WEEE Illegal Trade (CWIT) project with INTERPOL, United Nations University and other partners to provide a set of recommendations to support the European Commission and law enforcement agencies in countering the illegal trade of e-Waste in and from Europe.

2012

2012

Market Access Advisory service is launched

 

Our bespoke advisory service is  launched  to support clients in understanding and achieving their compliance obligations around the globe.

2011

2011

C2P contains 11,000 regulations

 

Extensive work by our in house team sees our regulatory content grow to over 11,000 regulations, standards and related documents.

2010

2010

Compliance & Risks reaches the 100 client mark

 

Increasingly popular and trusted within the industry, we signed our 100th client.

2005

2005

C2P piloted by a bluechip consumer brand

 

We landed our first large, blue chip, multinational consumer brand, successfully proving C2P’s capabilities for the first time at scale.

2002

2002

Compliance & Risks is founded

 

Built on the simple idea that there was a better way to assess the risks and opportunities in changing  product regulation, we created the C2P platform to help manage and navigate the world of compliance.

Meet Our Leadership Team

Our Leadership Team spans the US and EMEA and is responsible for setting the strategic direction of Compliance & Risks.

With extensive industry and specialist experience in their field their goal is to enable the growth of our business to retain our position as the market leader in market access and product compliance solutions.

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Joe Skulski
CEO
As CEO of Compliance & Risks Joe leads the company to fulfill our ambitions of being the world leade..
Joe Skulski
CEO
As CEO of Compliance & Risks Joe leads the company to fulfill our ambitions of being the world leader in market access solutions.

He is responsible for the corporate direction, strategy and M&A activity enabling the executive team to drive innovation in everything we do.

Joe has degrees in Materials Science and Industrial Technology as well as a Masters in Business Administration.

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Craig Witt
CRO
As CRO for the company Craig is responsible for all of the processes that generate revenue for C&R, ..
Craig Witt
CRO
As CRO for the company Craig is responsible for all of the processes that generate revenue for C&R, connecting revenue-related functions from marketing, sales, customer success and revenue operations.

He has over 30+ years’ experience as an Executive Revenue Operator who has driven accelerated revenue growth on a global scale for B2B technology companies.

A graduate from Millikin University, he has a BA in Accounting. Outside of C&R Craig enjoys the beautiful weather of southeast Florida spending time with his family and fitting in a little golf.

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Ruth Buckley
CFO
A growth oriented financial leader with diverse international experience, Ruth Buckley is the Chief ..
Ruth Buckley
CFO
A growth oriented financial leader with diverse international experience, Ruth Buckley is the Chief Financial Officer at Compliance & Risks, where she leads the company’s finance and legal functions. Prior to Compliance & Risks, Ruth spent seventeen years in the technology industry and most recently served as CFO at Labster.

Outside of work, Ruth loves to travel, enjoys skiing and spending time with family. Ruth is a Certified Public Accountant and developed her career foundation through undergraduate (European studies) and postgraduate (Business and Financial Information Systems) degrees at University College Cork in Ireland.

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Trish Butler
CMO
As CMO for the company Trish is responsible for brand awareness, pipeline creation, communications a..
Trish Butler
CMO
As CMO for the company Trish is responsible for brand awareness, pipeline creation, communications and sales support.

She has over 20 years international experience working in high growth tech businesses where she has built and led teams to scale.

A graduate of Trinity College Dublin, she has a BA in Business Studies & German and an MA in International Marketing from the Smurfit School of Business.

Outside C&R Trish enjoys travelling whenever she can and is a mentor at Trinity College’s Launchbox Accelerator fund helping students develop their entrepreneurial skills and business ideas.

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Danny Cassidy
VP OF sales
Also based in the Cork Headquarters, Danny is an Engineer with a 20+ year career spanning Software D..
Danny Cassidy
VP OF sales
Also based in the Cork Headquarters, Danny is an Engineer with a 20+ year career spanning Software Development, Professional Services, Sales and Sales Management.

Before joining Compliance & Risks, he worked in the Fintech and Financial Services Industry, having spent time with Finastra and Vista PE.

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Aisling Lane
COO
In her role as COO Aisling is responsible for the Product Roadmap and Content Development Strategy o..
Aisling Lane
COO
In her role as COO Aisling is responsible for the Product Roadmap and Content Development Strategy of the business ensuring we have the most comprehensive content coverage in the market and consistently innovate our technology solution, C2P.
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Matt Kuo
Chief product officer
Matt has a long history working with SaaS and content companies in different product roles. Matt joi..
Matt Kuo
Chief product officer
Matt has a long history working with SaaS and content companies in different product roles. Matt joins C&R with experience at former Luminate portfolio company AutoQuotes (AQ). At AQ, Matt lead the intersection of content and context on their platform utilizing Jobs To Be Done as a framework to drive growth.

Before AQ, Matt’s product experience includes Urjanet, Kabbage, CNN, Apple and IBM. His most recent tenure was with Kingland where he led their transformation to a SaaS offering.

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Sandra Coombes
HEAD OF HR
Sandra is a commercial HRM leader with a passion for growth, positive culture & employee engagement…
Sandra Coombes
HEAD OF HR
Sandra is a commercial HRM leader with a passion for growth, positive culture & employee engagement.

Before joining Compliance & Risks, Sandra operated a leading HR consultancy practice in Ireland. She has also held various HR positions in Lotus Development (IBM), EMC/Dell, Graphite HRM and Marks & Spencer Plc at management level in the UK and Ireland.

Sandra has lectured and developed course material for HRM and Organisational Development subjects for various university degree programmes.

Sandra’s motto is to spend time looking for people’s diverse qualities because that’s what makes a good team great.

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Eric Farr
CTO
Eric is a technologist and teambuilder, scaling software systems through modern cloud technologies a..
Eric Farr
CTO
Eric is a technologist and teambuilder, scaling software systems through modern cloud technologies and scaling teams with agile DevOps practices.

Prior to joining Compliance & Risks, Eric was CTO Autoquotes (acquired by Revalize), a SaaS platform that turned aggregated content into value.

He also led Engineering for predictive analytics provider EagleEye (acquired by Guidewire), field service SaaS platform WorkWave, and mobility solution provider Agentek.

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Damien McGovern
board advisor
In 2002 Damien founded Compliance & Risks with the aim of leveraging emerging technology to help del..
Damien McGovern
board advisor
In 2002 Damien founded Compliance & Risks with the aim of leveraging emerging technology to help deliver early warning about, and a way to manage, changing regulations posing risks to market access.

Today, he is a strategic advisor to the Board. His personal mission is to support corporate leaders in urgently leveraging requirements management so their customers experience products worth buying from companies worth sustaining.

A gardener, hill walker and sailor, he believes evolving C&R technology can transform transparency and trust between sellers and buyers, so climate-first corporate leaders will thrive.

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Meet Our Board

Our Board of Directors have extensive experience leading and scaling B2B SaaS technology businesses. With our strategic investor Luminate Capital Partners they are helping drive our next phase of accelerated growth.

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Hollie Moore Haynes
Hollie serves on the boards at C&R. Hollie is also the Founder and Managing Partner of Luminate Capi..
Hollie Moore Haynes
Hollie serves on the boards at C&R. Hollie is also the Founder and Managing Partner of Luminate Capital Partners and is based in San Francisco, CA.

Prior to founding Luminate, Hollie focused on software private equity investing at Silver Lake. Earlier in her career she worked in private equity at Hellman & Friedman and in investment banking at Morgan Stanley & Co.

She graduated from Harvard University with an A.B. in Economics and received an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

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Mark Haidet
Mark serves on the board of Compliance & Risks, and previously served on the boards of AMTdirect, Au..
Mark Haidet
Mark serves on the board of Compliance & Risks, and previously served on the boards of AMTdirect, AutoQuotes, Oversight Systems, and StarCompliance.

Mark is an Operating Partner at Luminate Capital Partners and is based in Atlanta, GA.

Prior to Luminate, Mark founded and served as CEO of Orderly, a restaurant technology company and co-founded the restaurant group Takorea. He was also a founding partner of Actuate Partners, a technology investment group and advisor to Silver Lake.

Mark received his B.S. in Accounting at Miami University.

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Dave Ulrich
Dave serves on the boards of Compliance & Risks, Axonify, Conexiom, Quantivate, StarCompliance, Thou..
Dave Ulrich
Dave serves on the boards of Compliance & Risks, Axonify, Conexiom, Quantivate, StarCompliance, Thought Industries and Fintech (observer), and previously served on the board of AutoQuotes.

He is a Partner at Luminate Capital Partners and is based in San Francisco. Prior to joining Luminate, Dave was an investment professional at Mainsail Partners.

Dave received his M.A. in Finance and his B.A. in Economics from Claremont McKenna College.

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Joe Skulski
As CEO of Compliance & Risks Joe leads the company to fulfill our ambitions of being the world leade..
Joe Skulski
As CEO of Compliance & Risks Joe leads the company to fulfill our ambitions of being the world leader in market access solutions.

He is responsible for the corporate direction, strategy and M&A activity enabling the executive team to drive innovation in everything we do.

Joe has degrees in Materials Science and Industrial Technology as well as a Masters in Business Administration.

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Dave Collins
Dave joined Compliance & Risks in 2009 and became a board member in 2015. He is a Chartered Accounta..
Dave Collins
Dave joined Compliance & Risks in 2009 and became a board member in 2015. He is a Chartered Accountant and has worked for numerous growth stage Saas businesses.
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Our People

Our culture and people are at the heart of our success.

Our high retention rates give an indication of the supportive environment we work in and the stability and reliability of service our clients come to appreciate when working with us.

We are always growing our team. Find out if we have a role that’s right for you.

Compliance & Risks

Unlocking Market Access for the World’s Leading Brands.