Who Are We?
We are an experienced team who are passionate about helping businesses with compliance when importing/exporting goods. Customs legislation can be complex, so our expertise is making it our business to keep you up to date, so you don’t have to worry. Having a single point of contact is central to our ethos and supporting you all the way is what we do.
Clearlight was set up with the goal of working effectively to ensure that compliance measures are adhered to and having foresight to ensure a smooth customs process. Having worked in the industry, for longer than we’d care to admit, means we have seen it all!
Doing it right, doing it legally and doing that from the start is how we work.
How Do We Work?
We have not set out to reinvent the wheel, we are zealous customs people with an eye for compliance, correct processes and a thorough understanding of regulation.
We use our knowledge to troubleshoot any potential issues, even those which haven’t occurred yet! For this reason, we have become a ‘go-to’ for organisations when it comes to International and EU Trade from large businesses through to start-ups.
Get It Right With Clearlight
Now that you understand where we are coming from, you can appreciate our drive and desire for world class customs processes which give you the advantage.
Our services include running one-off or regular in-house training and a tailored consultancy service for those in need of ongoing support and closer management of customs compliance activity.
Meet The Team
Rob Pryce – Director
Rob is the experienced and knowledgeable former operational manager in the customs and international trade field. With over 20 years of working for internationally recognisable corporations, Rob has built up specialist expertise in customs matters from an operational, efficiency, legal and compliance aspect. There is nothing Rob hasn’t seen from shipment distribution, hub and package sortation management to airline operations, even representing clients in trade negotiations! Fanatical when evaluating complex processes, Rob has a keen analytical eye with the ability to translate complexities in to practical solutions.
Other key skills include; solid knowledge of import (CFSP), export (NES) and transit (NCTS) operations. Regulatory involvement in Authorised Economic Operator (AEO).
Away from the business, Rob is a keen (long suffering) Derby County supporter , loves the sunshine and relaxed lifestyle in Tenerife , and has just decided in “middle-age” it really is time to try to get physically fit … a 5k ParkRun is the target without needing medical assistance at the end!
Helen Davey – Director
Helen’s background lays within a large US corporation for 20 years as a Customs Compliance Supervisor. With a nous for preparing and evaluating the best procedures for customs clearance at gateways, Helen is a specialist in both the UK and abroad and is an expert in Post Clearance entries and monetary reclaims. This hunger for smooth customs process and making sure all activities are conducted in a legal manner is of huge importance… and Helen does it right from the get-go! Helen has acted as a key AEO manager for compliant accreditation and re-accreditation. Fluent in customs clearance languages and understanding legislation has opened doors with key customs, Border Force and security personnel.
Other key skills include; setting up measures or audits for combating illegal, fraudulent and prohibited shipments, understanding of custom bodies and has organised and attended seminars and workshops of AICES, BIFA, JCCC, HMRC, UKBF, NCH, BIS, NCA ex SOCA. In addition, Helen played a key role during the London 2012 Olympics developing the simplifications surrounding this world wide event and executing the process from beginning to end.
When not in the office, Helen can be found relaxing in the best parts of Dubai with her daughter who is an Ex Pat working as HR Area Manager for a Global News Media organisation