Dave Dinesen | President & CEO
Dave Dinesen founded BackCheck in 1997. Dave is a leader and innovator within the pre-employment screening industry. He also founded Checkwell’s Continuous Employee Feedback programme for Employee Engagement and Retention, and established BackCheck in the United Kingdom. Under Dave’s leadership, BackCheck has grown from a small business to a multi-site organisation that serves thousands of employers. Previously, Dave co-founded and led a large investigation and due diligence firm.
Dave is a sought after speaker on the topic of employment screening. Featured in a number of trade and general media articles, Dave has sat on a panel at a recent Canadian HR Council, he has addressed the HRPAO conference, ASIS, the Atlantic HR Conference and the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police. He is a member of the Human Resources Management Association (HRMA) of B.C., and the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS).
Kevin Price joined Backcheck in October 2011 having recently retired from the police service following a 32 year career. He served with the Gwent Constabulary in senior operational and executive positions and was a senior advisor on Hostage Negotiations and critical incident management in Wales and the UK. Awarded the Queens Police Medal for exemplary police service in 2009 he brings with him a wealth of experience and skills which will be directed towards assisting employers in developing robust pre-employment screening programmes that ensure compliance and address real security and reputational concerns faced by companies today. He was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the University Of Wales-Newport in 2010 for his contribution to the communities of Newport and Wales.
Chris Hawkins | Assistant Vice President - Operations - United Kingdom
Chris Hawkins oversees the UK Operations Centre and is responsible for the ongoing development of the BackCheck product portfolio and the establishment of industry leading service fulfilment models. He has facilitated BackCheck’s extraordinary growth in the United Kingdom through the development of innovative and scalable workflow solutions and effective supply chain management. His strengths lie in ensuring the delivery of exceptionally high quality and accurate information within agreed upon service levels while maintaining a customer first attitude within the operations team. His responsibilities also include compliance and risk mitigation. Chris is a Certified Human Resources Professional and is an active Member of the Human Resource Management Association. Chris holds a BA in Economics from Simon Fraser University and an MBA from the OU Business School with a focus on Strategic Management.
Rebecca Robinson | Assistant Vice President - Client Care & Relationships Management - United Kingdom
Rebecca oversees BackCheck’s UK Implementation, Sales Support, and Client Care departments. Rebecca leads the team responsible for all aspects of presales and client care including tender responses, requirements analysis and the implementation of new client accounts. Rebecca has project managed many large scale implementation projects and has vast experience in rolling out successful screening solutions to clients of different sizes across many different industries. She and her team coordinate with clients to identify objectives, requirements, account preferences and key performance indicators, managing risks and ensuring milestones are achieved to facilitate a seamless commencement of service delivery. Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree. She has since furthered her education within the human resources field and is currently studying a Masters of Business Administration programme.
Stephen is an original member of the BackCheck team, having developed the client service delivery protocols, workflow systems, and the technology that facilitates online reporting. Stephen is an active member of the business development team, and aims to support, through technology, our goal of ever increasing quality, speed, and efficiency of service. Stephen has previously held the role of BackCheck General Manager and holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of British Columbia.
Jeremy currently oversees BackCheck’s operations in Canada, the UK and the Philippines. Since joining BackCheck, Jeremy has concentrated on re-engineering core applications and building solutions for increased workflow efficiencies. Prior to joining BackCheck Jeremy operated as a consultant in a number of business analysis, project management and system implementation roles on large change projects in banking, insurance and government. Jeremy has a B.Sc. in Land Economics from the University of Paisley (now West of Scotland) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Software Engineering from Napier University.