Gareth joined IFIC Forensics in 2014 as an Investigator. He brings with him a wealth of expertise in Arson Investigation, Post Blast Investigation, Counter Terrorism and Improvised Explosive Device design and current trends. Having served with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) as a Crime Scene Investigator for 12 years, Gareth has strong experience in fires and explosions as well as numerous other crime scenes. During his time with AFP, Gareth took on the role of Bomb Scene Manager and was responsible for the training of AFP personnel. Gareth’s passion for explosions led him to the role of Strategic Advisor for Abu Dhabi Police leading the Post Blast Investigation team for 3 years. This included writing Standard Operating Procedures and designing and delivering training courses.
Since joining IFIC Forensics Gareth has been heavily involved in the development and delivery of the Fire Protection Association (FPA) Fire Investigation course and he has obtained his Certified Fire Investigator professional accreditation through the International Association of Fire Investigators.