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The Validation World Team

With decades of experience in regulatory compliance, the Validation World team is highly knowledgeable about the complexities of the processes involved in moving your products through a regulatory lens journey. This means our clients can trust us to effectively plan and execute all aspects of regulatory compliance while ensuring an ESG lens as catalyst for operational improvement.

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Meet the Team

Our team is comprised of experts in multiple fields, ranging from international trade counsel to export management company to regulatory experts and more...

Steven Lehat

Steven Lehat


Summary of Qualifications

Regulatory Compliance Specialist with decades of experience in international trade, food safety compliance, ESG finance and strategic advice.

Steven is:
• Admitted as counsel in both California and Washington, D. C.,

• A certified PCQI and FSVP for food companies both large and small,

• An international aluminum and specialty steel trader of sheets, coils, plates and tubes for Marubeni, having dealt with leading steelmakers such as Nippon Steel and NKK,

• A seasoned professional on Energy as Advisor to Hyundai Heavy Industries, participating as a member of their project management team for steel structures,

• An expert guide to companies of all sizes on their ESG journeys.

Full Bio provided upon Request



Brigitte Lehat

Brigitte Alzerra-Lehat


Summary of Qualifications

Brigitte too has decades of trade and logistics experience directing an export management company with a focus mainly on artisanal foods including wine, mustard, olive oil, vinegar as well as large scale products like corn flour. With advanced degrees in math and physics, she complements her trade savvy with technical excellence.

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Gary Mazzaferro_crpd

Gary Mazzaferro


Summary of Qualifications

Gary is:

• A trusted advisor shaping early-stage companies for acquisition,

• A known Thought Leader assisting United States and European Union governments as well as trade organizations with Cloud Computing, Big Data,

• Has Co-authored Data guidance adopted by City of Denver RTD on Computer Rail Service,

• Provides investment advisement, risk analysis, due diligence on sustainable energy markets, technologies, and industry trends.

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