Forensic Analytics opens its first Scottish office


Forensic Analytics has opened a new office in Scotland.

Located on George Street in Edinburgh, this is the first office that the digital forensic solutions provider has opened outside of its Hertfordshire head office – and comes after securing an investment of 4.5 million pounds sterling from Mercia Asset Management.

The company has also recruited Scott McMillan as a Strategic Account Manager for Scotland.

Founded in 2013 by Joe Hoy, Martin Griffiths and Andrew Hausler, Forensic Analytics solutions include Cell Site Analysis Suite (CSAS), a cell site mapping tool that enables users to analyze complex and diverse data sets and to create reports at an evidentiary standard at speed.

The company provided its digital forensics capabilities to help Scottish Police prepare for COP26, undertaking Radio Frequency Spread Investigations (RFPS) using Lima Cell Monitor.

Lima allows police forces and other agencies to undertake a forensic investigation of all hard-to-reach places in a city and analyze the data through CSAS.

Managing Director Steve Rick, who lives in Scotland and will be based in the new office, said: “I am delighted that Forensic Analytics has established a physical presence in Edinburgh and I am also delighted that Scott McMillan has become our very first meeting. you in Scotland. .

“Scott will be joined in mid-January by Adriana Wright as Head of Marketing Communications, and we are working with Carlyle Associates, based in Edinburgh, to hire our Director of Marketing. “

He added: “Forensic Analytics has grown considerably over the past eight years, growing from its founders to a team of 60 R&D specialists, police analysts and former principal investigators and our training team. highly respected.

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