Philip Matthee is an IT consultant supporting the development of the FSSC Assurance Portal. He has a wealth of experience within food safety management, including a 40-hour Lead Auditor Course from SAI Global for ISO22000:2018 and HACCP Level 2. Philip's role at FSSC has two significant facets: Release Manager, responsible for all the planning and activities regarding upcoming portal releases. He is also the Assurance Platform Support officer, helping implement Assurance portal projects and replying to certification body queries relating to the Assurance portal. Most recently, Philip was a sub-contractor to the UK's Agriculture Schemes of NSF Certification, the most extensive global certification provider in the food and farming sector. NSF is also the number one global certifier of GFSI schemes. He has also achieved industry credentials for 'Red Tractor' and 'LEAF Marque,' two UK-based schemes. While working with the FSSC Assurance Platform, Philip's primary goal will be to use his experiences to add value to the potential of the Scheme's future developments.