Managing Director :
MA, BA (Hons), Pg Dip., Cert Ed. MBILD
Martin has completed 30 years policing with the vast majority being in various Criminal Investigation Departments. In 2001 he became the lead crime trainer for Gwent Police and was responsible for the development and implementation of new interview programmes in line with the requirements of NOS as outlined by Skills for Justice and NPIA. He was responsible for the Interview Management Development Programme for the Force.
Martin has been involved as an Interview Adviser on numerous high profile investigations including cases of child abuse, sexual abuse, and over 70 murder investigations. He has received 16 Commendations for the high quality of his work throughout his career. In recent years he has been a Force Interview Adviser and has held the position of an ACPO Accredited Interview Adviser. He has sat on several strategic implementation groups as an interview adviser including the Digital Interviewing Board and the PIP Implementation Team.
Academically Martin holds a MA in Investigation Management, a BA(Hons) in Post Compulsory Education and Training, a Post Graduate Diploma in Child Forensic Psychology and Law, and a Certificate in Education. Martin is a Practitioner Member of the International Investigative Interviewing Research Group (iIIRG) and has presented at numerous interviewing conferences both nationally and internationally.
Martin is pleased to confirm that he has been accepted to study for a PhD in Criminal Justice Studies at Portsmouth University at the Centre of Forensic Interviewing under the supervision of Dr Becky MILNE, where he will researching the
'Role of an Interview Manager with Vulnerable Suspects: Assessing the Risk in Homicide Investigations'.
Martin has Member status of the British Institute for Learning & Development.