David Goodwin

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David is a highly experienced Fingerprint Expert who started his career at New Scotland Yard in 1979, where he worked on a large number of Teams covering areas such as Fraud, Burglary and Anti-Terrorism.

In 1989 he moved to Northamptonshire and soon became the Head of Fingerprint Bureau for Northamptonshire Police and later the Head of Fingerprint Services, line managing the Fingerprint Bureau and the Chemical Development Laboratory. He has undertaken the examination of many hundreds of crime scenes, both for Northamptonshire Police and the Metropolitan Police and is a trained Crime Scene Manager.

Since 2008 David has been working in the independent sector as an Expert Witness, He also lectures at a major University and has recently undertaken a project in Nigeria for the UNODC. During 2011 David has produced reports that have led him to attend Court and give evidence in both Nigeria – on an electoral matter, and in Hong Kong for a case of alleged bribery.

David is also an experienced trainer and has developed and delivered fingerprint training programs in the UK as well as carrying out training and consultancy in several countries abroad.

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