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    About Us

    Who we are, what we do, where to find us and much more

    We exist to help solve the security challenges of the 21st century

    MCM Solutions are the creators of the Detego® Unified Forensics Platform, an end-to-end suite of modular digital forensics tools which are used globally by Military, Law Enforcement, Intelligence Agencies and Enterprise Organisations. With today’s investigators faced with an onslaught of digital devices and the corresponding mass of data that’s created, Detego® has become the go to toolset to rapidly acquire, analyse and act on evidence and intelligence.

    MCM Solutions is proud to employ the brightest software development talent, led and supported by a world class senior management team from the Military, Law Enforcement, Government and Technology Fields.

    Our solutions are in use worldwide

    Global Reach, Personal Service

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    Global Offices

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    Global Partners

    Countries with
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    MCM Solutions Global Offices

    United Kingdom (HQ)

    Unit 3 Foundry Court,
    Foundry Lane,
    Horsham, West Sussex,
    RH13 5PY, United Kingdom

    T: +44 1403 267 176

    United States

    8 Bayshore Court,


    Unit 5, Second Floor,
    Tower 1,
    The Mirage
    Chiromo Road
    Nairobi, Kenya

    T: +254 20 785 9310

    South Africa

    377 Rivonia Blvd,
    Johannesburg, 2128,
    South Africa

    T:+27 11 593 2374

    Executive Team

    Dave Kirk

    Chief Executive Officer

    Dave has spent over 30 years in the technology industry designing, developing and implementing large scale IT systems. He founded MCMS in 2003 and has overseen the rapid growth and transformation of MCMS from a self-funded start-up into a global force in digital technology solutions.

    Admiral Lord West

    Chairman of the Board

    GCB DSC PC ADC, Former First Sea Lord, Minister for Security and Counter-Terrorism, Chief of Defence Intelligence, Commander-in-Chief Fleet, NATO Commander-in-Chief East Atlantic and NATO Commander Allied Naval Forces North. As Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the British Home Office, he had responsibility for security and counter-terrorism advice to the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Also of note, he was the UK’s first-ever Cyber Security Minister and produced the UK’s first Cyber Security Strategy.

    Sir John Murphy

    Ambassador & Strategic Advisor

    Sir Jon Murphy formally one of the most senior UK police officers, was awarded the Queen’s Police Medal in 2007 and knighted for services to policing in 2014. He remains active within the policing field, having accepted a position as Professor of Advanced Policing Studies for Liverpool’s John Moore’s University and on behalf of HMG carried out a comprehensive review of security at the houses of Parliament, following the Westminster terrorist attack in June 2017, and other strategic reviews on policing issues.

    Oliver Hoare

    Non-Executive Director

    Oliver was Head of Cyber Security for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympics Games, being responsible for the cyber security assurance programme across the games-wide domains, including the UK’s critical national infrastructure and Olympic supporting networks. he is currently consulting on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

    John-Paul Backwell

    Managing Director

    John-Paul leads a phenomenal global sales and marketing team focused on delivering high velocity growth. Throughout his 20-year career, John-Paul has held numerous senior leadership roles whilst achieving exceptional success in developing international markets for innovative and disruptive technologies.

    Andy Lister

    Global Business Development Director

    Andy had a military career spanning over 18 years – 9 years in the Royal Marines and 9 years within a Tier one Specialist Unit. He has vast experience of full spectrum direct and sensitive operations. He was commended by SO15 command for his contribution to counter terror policing and Sensitive Site Exploitation (SSE) development. Andrew spent his last 4 years as the organisational lead for Digital Media Exploitation (DOMEX) capability development and tactical exploitation: SSE, Tactical Media Exploitation (TME) and Media Exploitation (MEDEX) including conventional overt and covert forensics.