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Barley Laing

UK Managing Director - Melissa

Barley Laing joined Melissa in 2014 during an exciting expansion phase of the California headquartered company.


As UK Managing Director, with 19 years of data industry experience, his role is focused on meeting the customer onboarding, data quality and ID/compliance needs for organisations in the UK and worldwide.


The team that Barley heads up provides sales, data consultancy and technical support for their wide range of software solutions, which help organisations to achieve efficient data verification and management; and meet ID, Know your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) requirements.


Under his leadership Melissa’s UK office has experienced double digit growth over the last five years in a row, including 21% in 2021. Over this period he has significantly grown the UK client base, which includes: the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO), GCHQ, the Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency (MHRA), BAE Systems, GSK, Caterpillar and Mars.