Christopher Church is a Senior Forensics Specialist within the Digital Forensic Laboratory at the INTERPOL Global Cyber Complex for Innovation based in Singapore. Christopher’s role involves supporting law enforcement in 194 member countries in the challenges they face undertaking digital forensics and tackling emerging technologies both in the use by the criminals and by law enforcement.
Chris has been involved in digital forensics for 17 years. He started his digital forensics career at Metropolitan Police in London where he joined the Phone Forensic department. In the 10 years he was based in London he became head of the Smart Device Unit where he formulated the requirements for Smart Device forensics and associated challenges as well as being involved in many high profile case investigations and giving expert testimony in court. Currently he works in the INTERPOL Innovation Centre where he assisted in creating the “INTERPOL Framework for 1st Responders and Digital Forensic Examiners in Responding to a Drone Incident” which was developed with 9 member countries knowledge and expertise. He has also help drive the INTERPOL drone program by engaging with industry and experts to understand the issues and challenges that they are facing in the drone arena.