ABOUT US

 

Build Learn DevelopHere at BLD we have developed a range of successful solutions, services and platforms to support investigations, as well as providing continued support and education for thousands of investigations professionals, helping to grow their own digital investigation and Intelligence capabilities.

 

We deliver on-demand products and services that allow skills and knowledge to be quickly acquired and developed into advanced capabilities. These are further developed by ongoing support through reference materials and continued professional development.

 

We work in partnership with your organisation to combine digital capabilities with an objective-driven strategy ensuring that our services are designed and delivered bespoke for your needs.

 

As an organisation, we are customer obsessed, always making sure your expectations are exceeded and your outcomes are met.

 

We ensure our clients are at the forefront of digital knowledge and capability. We support our clients to remain up-to-date with the latest technology advancements and work in collaboration to define the threats and opportunities they could present.

 

Meet the folks who make it all happen. We see big potential in every moment, and care deeply about what we do every day. Our unique development ensures that we have the very best staff at every level of operation.

 

Our leadership team reflects a group of diverse individuals with breadth of knowledge and has extensive Digital Investigation experience on many high profile and complex cases.

Matt Service
Matt Service
Chief Executive Officer
and Data Protection Officer

A specialist in digital strategy, Matt brings over two decades of experience in digital transformation across global Fortune 500 companies, UK Police forces, The Ministry of Defence and many international government organisations. His approach to transformation is one of modern efficiency, whilst retaining a strong understanding of traditional enterprise architecture.

Matt Service
Chief Executive Officer
and Data Protection Officer
Nick Curry
Nick Curry
Chief Operating Officer

Nick is recognised as a leading authority on converging both established and emerging disciplines of digital investigation and intelligence due to his continual investment in research, problem solving and testing of digital technologies. His knowledge is delivered to our clients by supporting investigations and through delivery of our educational programmes.

Nick Curry
Chief Operating Officer
Mark Laing
Mark Laing
Creative Director

Mark is a former police detective, having served Lancashire Constabulary for 18 years. Combining his vast experience of major investigations and covert tactics with his deep understanding of technology, he is able to advise and consult on complex cases involving all types of digital evidence. Mark is a C4-Certified Bitcoin Professional, a Certified Ethical Hacker, and a City & Guilds qualified RF Technician, and is responsible for developing our training prospectus for both classroom and online learning.

Mark Laing
Creative Director
Amanda Huggins
Amanda Huggins
Operations Services Director

Amanda is a risk expert and service management professional. As a former Analyst with the National Crime Agency and Cambridge Police, Amanda brings a new level of LEA detail as well as ITIL service management conformance and data security to our service desks and solutions.

Amanda Huggins
Operations Services Director
Matt Dyer
Matt Dyer
Head of Training

Matt is a former police detective with 23 years’ experience in departments including homicide, organised crime, anti-corruption, kidnap & extortion.

One of the first digital media investigators within the West Midlands Police and a digital media investigation education lead at the College of Policing.

Matt is BLD’s principal trainer with an unending passion for the digital environment, responsible for developing and delivering hundreds of courses to frontline officers, supervisors and specialist units.

His assures BLD’s training portfolio remains relevant in line with legislation and emerging capabilities and threats.

Matt Dyer
Head of Training
Mark Lacey
Mark Lacey
Head of Consultancy Services

Mark Lacey
Head of Consultancy Services