Christopher Church

Lead Forensics at INTERPOL



Christopher Church is a Senior Digital Forensic Specialist within the Digital Forensic Laboratory at the new INTERPOL Global Cyber Complex for Innovation based in Singapore. Christopher’s role involves supporting law enforcement in 190 member countries in the challenges they face undertaking digital forensics and tackling cybercrime. Chris has been involved in digital forensics for 13 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. He has trained and mentored numerous computer forensic and mobile phone examiners in digital forensics examination best practice as well as looking at the complex challenges that arise through such examinations. He now works in the INTERPOL Digital Forensics Lab which is instrumental in assisting 190 member countries in support, training and capacity building of digital forensics. The role involves operational on scene support, maintaining the Digital Forensic Lab capability and delivering training and mentoring.