Our staff team

Joe Hoy – Managing Director

Joe is a highly respected digital forensics expert with a background in telecoms engineering, training and cell site analysis. He has many years’ experience across all aspects of this sector, has often been an expert witness and is a member of the UK Forensic Regulators working group for Cell Site Analysis. Read Joe’s Q&A with the Police ICT Company.  

Andrew Hausler – Technical Director

Andrew brings blue-chip development skills to the team. He is an expert in systems development and database management having worked at senior level for, among others, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley where he was Vice President for stockbroking systems development.  

Martin Griffiths – Sales Director

With a background in RF engineering and the RAF, Martin has worked extensively as a telecoms and sales trainer, and also as a cell site analyst and expert witness for prosecution and defence clients in many complex and high-profile cases. Martin is a full professional member of The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences.  

Greg Bower – Service Delivery Manager

A specialist in communications and intelligence analysis, Greg began his career working in civil investigations within the private sector. Having established his own company, he delivered training to organisations such as the Kenyan Wildlife Service, Interpol and the International Criminal Court on the use of intelligence analysis products and telecommunications data analysis.  

Steve Griffiths – Commercial Director

Steve has a strong history of business development across several sectors. Previously a sales director for several companies, he brought his experience and renowned tenacity to us in 2016.  

Hannah Ainley – Customer Account Manager

A former West Yorkshire Police employee of nearly 15 years, Hannah has over 10 years’ experience within the intelligence environment working as a researcher and analyst. In the last five years she worked within the Regional Organised Crime Unit and the Serious and Organised Crime Unit analysing comms data and producing telecoms reports for court.  

Andrew Fahey – Training Manager

Andrew worked for ten years at a United Nations affiliated International Criminal Tribunal, working with high volumes of call data and project managing the development of courtroom software that enabled live analysis and mapping of call data. Before then, Andrew spent ten years with the Metropolitan Police Service on serious and organised crime and terrorism investigations, all of which involved substantial telephone and location data. He has a MSc in Crime and Criminal Justice Studies.  

Dave Cutts – Technical Support and Training

A highly-experienced telecoms engineer, Dave helped to build and maintain some of the UK’s major cellular networks when working for Vodafone and T-Mobile. He was the law enforcement liaison engineer at T-Mobile before moving the Metropolitan Police as their in-house cell site expert.  

Sue Carter – Technical Support

Sue is a former West Midlands Police analyst, who specialised in telecoms analysis while working with the Murder Investigation Unit. She has previously worked for Focus Forensics and LGC and now manages our Cell Site Analysis Team. Sue has a wealth of experience in developing and writing cell site reports and a reputation that is justifiably recognised within the industry.  

Rebecca Hannon – Admin Manager

Rebecca is a former nuclear underwriter and brings 17 years of niche underwriting experience, event organisation, extensive customer services and negotiation knowledge to Forensic Analytics. Rebecca now manages our Admin Team and is passionate about organisation.  

Michelle Noack – Admin Assistant

Joining the team in 2018, South African Michelle has a background in human resources and payroll administration for security and construction companies. Michelle now deals with payroll and invoicing within the Admin team.  

Serena Ripley – Software Architect

Having a passion for building great software with real world applications, Serena is a highly experienced Microsoft technology specialist with 20 years of proven delivery across multiple sectors and platforms.  

Yasar Zia – Software Developer

Joining the team in 2017, Yasar is a skilled analyst with nearly 10 years’ experience spanning many software platforms and industries.  

Andy Slater – Software Developer

Andy is an accomplished developer with 20 years of experience creating web, desktop and server applications in a variety of industries, including financial, automotive and education.  

Nolan Redfern – Development Manager

Nolan has more than 30 years of experience in both software development and managing high performing development teams. He has worked in many environments from embedded RF test instrumentation, production printing and high-volume parsing on cloud platforms. Nolan joins us from a fast-growing Fin Tech start-up firm based in Westminster, London.