About Us

Adding confidence to hiring, one reference at a time.

Our story

Since 2011, we've been committed to pioneering positive change in the HR and recruitment industries. We believe that behind every good hire, is a robust and reliable reference check. Getting it right ensures the right people are in the right roles at the right time.

What drives us

A big heart

Xref has a big heart - we have an unwavering passion for success. We put people first with our solution and in our workplace.

Positively charged

We are positively charged, with an incessant desire to succeed. We believe in challenging the status quo and providing extreme value.

Driven by ambition

It's our goal to make a real difference in whatever we do. We’re redefining traditional processes by building meaningful and relevant solutions.

Who leads us

Lee Martin Seymour

Lee Martin Seymour

CEO and Co-Founder

Tim Griffiths

Tim Griffiths

CTO and Co-Founder

Sharon Blesson

Sharon Blesson

Chief Operating Officer

James Solomons

James Solomons

Chief Financial Officer



We're global and growing

Australia - HQ

17/13 Hickson Road, Dawes Point, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

United Kingdom

46 New Broad Street London, EC2M 1JH, United Kingdom


1 Adelaide Street East, Suite 202, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2V9


Karl Johans Gate 16, 0154 Oslo

New Zealand

Generator Level 10/11 Britomart Place, , Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010

United States

13809 Research Blvd Suite 500 PMB 92738 Austin, TX 78750

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