Our Expert PCQI Management Team

Management Team

Global Import Agent, Inc. is led by an internationally experienced team of PCQI (Preventive Controls Qualified Individuals) and FDA food safety compliance legal experts, each with decades of experience.

James Flynn
CTO & Founder (*PCQI)
James is an experienced food safety consultant with 27 years food safety compliance and software development experience. He is the business owner and a qualified and experience PCQI and oversees our technical management systems.
Andy Kerridge
Lead Consultant (*PCQI)
A senior food safety consultant with decades of experience in auditing, food safety, food fraud and quality management. He was previously Senior Quality Director at Burger King and consultants for PepsiCo. Andy is a qualified PCQI and a highly experienced food safety compliance consultant.
Carlos Ortiz
US Lead Consultant (*PCQI)
Carlos is a former FDA Inspector and qualified PCQI with 20 years’ experience of FDA compliance and has conducted hundreds of FDA Inspections on domestic and foreign facilities. He is a qualified PCQI and a highly experience FDA regulatory consultant.
Ryan Flynn
Business Development Manager (*PCQI)
Ryan is a business graduate and a qualified PCQI. He is responsible for business development and marketing activities, customer qualification and processes in both our Primority and Global Import Agent business. Ryan makes sure you talk to the right people at Global Import Agent and co-ordinates job execution...
Chris Higgins
Customer Solutions Manager (*PCQI)
Chris is responsible for customer onboarding clients, understanding the requirements, and providing proposals to clients of Global Import Agent and our compliance services. Chris is a qualified PCQI with an excellent working knowledge of FDA compliance..

Why Choose Global Import Agent?

We are highly experienced FDA consultants and we have helped hundreds of foods, beverage and dietary supplement companies export their food products in a legal and compliant way. We work closely with our clients and advise them on their best possible options. We specialise in FDA assistance, FDA exporting and FDA Approvals.


The USA food and beverage market is the largest in the world for high quality, foreign products. We can ensure that your product arrives in the USA safely, promptly and without detention.


Unlike other FSVP Agent services, Global Import Agent is an affordable, state of the art solution that brings cloud technology together with a global network of highly qualified, multi-lingual food safety experts and consultants to ensure that you, your suppliers, and the products supplied, are FDA approved for import to the USA. We can act as your US Agent for FSVP purposes.


We work with our clients to ensure they understand the process and their import & export journey is problem-free. Contact us to book a quick online consultation and get a free quote for your products FDA approval.