Richard Ede

Richard has a degree in Engineering and over 15 years of business experience. At the age of 27, he became the Director of Operations for the UK division of a South American based company called SoftExpert, specialising in supplying Quality Management Systems to corporations all over the world.

He then moved to Sogeti UK, the software testing training devision of Capgemini, based in the heart of the City of London. Sogeti specialises in providing Software testing training courses to a wide range of organisations all over Europe.

After an enjoyable few years, he then moved to Washington DC to work for ALPi. Expanding on his expertise in Software Testing processes and methodologies, he ran the training courses for software testing certification, and Hewlett Packard's testing tools / application lifecycle management suites. Whilst in Washington DC, he founded Company Capture ( An exciting new start-up company whose mission was to improve the efficiency of organisations business processes.

Pursuing his passion for software testing, he's currently the CEO of "SQA Skills" ( in Hong Kong. Providing a range of English speaking software testing courses, offering students an engaging classroom learning experience along with a practical approach to best practices in software testing. As TAP ( certified trainers with over 10 years experience in delivering an array of software testing related training, students walk away motivated, educated and more confident in their work.

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