Meet the STAR Index Team

Stephen Whyte

Managing Director

Stephen Whyte

Stephen started his working life in pharmacuticals with Proctor and Gamble before migrating to the Food Industry (Kerry Foods and Samworth Brothers). In 2006 he founded QADEX before building STAR Index in 2019. Stephen has a track record in business and supply chain management and is regularly consulted as a digital transformation subject matter expert. "STAR Index evolved from our vast experience of Supply Chain Risk Assessment and Management coupled with an understanding that Sustainability and Responsible Sourcing are key to the future. At STAR Index we believe everyone has a part to play in turning the world around on climate change, sustainability, responsible sourcing and ethics - and we want to make that journey as easy and efficient as possible for our customer partners in order to maximise positive results."
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Rick Sanderson

Head of Partnerships

Rick Sanderson

Rick first joined QADEX back in 2018 bringing with him the concept of STAR Index. Teaming up with Stephen helped to bring his idea to fruition and in 2019 STAR Index was born. Rick has responsible sourcing in his DNA, from strategic procurement to building ethical supply chains, from gate to plate at local, national and international level, with a wealth of knowledge and experience across the global supply chain.
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Carl Nancollas

Head of Marketing

Carl Nancollas

Carl joined STAR Index in 2019 and has great experience across the QADEX Group. He is a communications expert responsible for the Marketing of STAR Index in a sustainable way.  Along with his team of Lauren and Surinder he keeps our customers and visitors to the website up to date on all things STAR Index and beyond.
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Jamie Jarczewski

Sales

Jamie Jarczewski

Jamie joined STAR Index in Oct 2021, to further strengthen the Commercial Team. Bringing a deep understanding of complex supply chains, and having worked with some of the worlds largest corporates, public sector organisations and a global network of suppliers, Jamie has a wealth of experience in technical software new business development, He is passionate about using this to help organisations understand and build more sustainable and ethically strong supply chains with STAR Index. Outside of work Jamie can be found walking up mountains, cycling and enjoying a good curry!
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Lauren Garghan

Marketing

Lauren Garghan

Lauren is the person you are most likely to speak with when calling STAR Index or chatting on Linked In. She has been with STAR since the start of 2021 and is our social media guru as well as your main point of contact.
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Surinder Singh

Marketing

Surinder Singh

Surinder joined us early in 2021 and is responsible for Current Affairs at STAR Index, ensuring that hot topics are with you for discussion and debate as soon as possible. He works with Stephen, Carl and our new Head of Partnerships to bring you the latest news and horizon scanned articles. If you want our take on a topic, talk to Surinder
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Zak Smythe

Implementations

Zak Smythe

Zak began his career over 10 years ago with Qadex and has gained experience in all aspects of the business. His responsibilities have extended into STAR where he ensures all customer implementations go smoothly. Zak works closely with Jemma and Jeena to provide the best customer experience.
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Jemma Halestrap

Head of Customer Account Management

Jemma Halestrap

Jemma is the head of our accounts management team. She is one of the longest serving members of the team with 10+ years under her belt. Whatever you need, Jemma, along with Zak, and her team will do their best to deliver.
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Jeena Stephen

Head of Technical

Jeena Stephen

Jeena is probably the longest serving member of the team, with the exception of Stephen. Her role is to constantly look at the needs of STAR Index and create a slick and responsive digital environment for your business and ours.
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Nicola Whyte

Technical Support

Nicola Whyte

Nicola started with QADEX in 2006 and has had experience in Supply Chain Management, Specification Managements and Risk Assessment. She has worked on a number of large deployments and took on a bigger role in STAR during the summer of 2021.
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Dublin

Head of Security

Dublin

Dublin has been with STAR Index for 2 years and is Head of Security. He also is a member of the staff welfare team, alongside his colleagues Peggy, Barney, Rudi and Margot, ensuring happiness and calm throughout the office.
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