Our Team

Our team of expert professionals and associates are committed to delivering a safe and high quality service for each of our clients.


Adrian Barr-Smith

Adrian Barr-Smith brings a wealth of experience to his role as Verita’s chairman. A solicitor by training, he specialises in public and financial…

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Marketing and administration assistant

Bethany Simpson

Bethany Simpson joined our team at the beginning of October 2017, and has taken on the position of marketing and administration assistant. She is…

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Chris Brougham

Chris is one of Verita’s most experienced investigators and has conducted some of its most high-profile investigations and reviews. As head of…

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Managing director

Ed Marsden

Ed has a clinical background in general and psychiatric nursing and NHS management. He has worked for the National Audit Office, the Department of…

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Assistant director

Kieran Seale

Kieran joined Verita in 2014. He is an experienced consultant with a passion for improving public services. Following a varied career encompassing…

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Office manager

Nicola Salmon

Nicola Salmon joined Verita in March 2017 as office manager. She is responsible for financial assistance to the Verita team and providing…

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Company director

Peter Killwick

After graduating from Cambridge University, Peter worked in the IT industry for three years before spending the next two years travelling in Asia,…

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Personal assistant

Samantha Milton

Sam joined the Verita team in October 2017 as a personal assistant to Ed Marsden. Sam is responsible for Managing Ed’s diary, along with assisting…

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