David Palmer is the Institute's Chair of Education and Training. He is a Fellow of the Institute and a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives.
He is the author of "Tracing: An Investigator's Guide to Finding Wanted and Missing Persons", and The Institute of Professional Investigators' "Manual for Professional Investigators"
He was until recently a serving police investigator, engaged in fraud investigations in a provincial force. He has 26 years experience in the investigation and security fields.
Specialisation: Digital Forensics
Stephen is an investigation expert and specialises in corporate investigations, brand protection, intelligence, human trafficking and security investigations. He is also a book series editor for the Centre for Security Failure Studies and maintains a strong network within the EAME region, in particular the UAE and Africa where he advises various Criminology groups.
He is a highly diligent and accomplished Senior Professional with extensive experience gained within the military and corporate sectors.