A former Director of Investigations and Intelligence with the United Kingdom Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT) and a former Detective Superintendent with the UK's Cleveland Police, Colin is an experienced intelligence specialist and instructor with a wealth of investigative experience spanning 30 years.
Colin began his police career with the West Yorkshire Police as a uniformed Constable in 1981 before progressing into criminal investigation, training and intelligence.
A key contributor to numerous training initiatives in the United Kingdom, Colin
has assisted in the development and delivery of the National Intelligence and Analysis Training course (NIAT), ANACAPA training, the UK National Intelligence Model and several Covert Policing training programmes.
Colin's expertise has been widely utilized in his
role as Strategic Advisor to both the Police Information Technology Organisation (PITO) and the National Policing Improvement Agency
(NPIA) in developing innovative IT solutions for continued excellence in UK policing.
has been responsible for a number of highly successful intelligence-led operations; in 2004, while seconded to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office International Policing Unit, Colin
conducted the first intelligence and forensic training programmes for the Iraqi Police Service in Baghdad and Basra.
For these ground-breaking training initiatives, the latter developed in partnership with the Czech Military Police, Colin
was decorated with a military medal by the government of the Czech Republic.
Bringing together his
extensive knowledge of intelligence, innovation and collaboration, and his
passion for technology, Colin
is proudly associated with Toddington International Inc.