Communications Data Expert, National Cyber Crime Law Enforcement, UK Police

Mark Bentley is a globally recognized communications data expert & OSINT specialist, who works as an adviser, trainer and consultant to security services, government, and police forces around the world. His experience is based on 38 years as a detective, which includes experience gained working for the UK National Crime Agency (NCA), Metropolitan Police, Child Exploitation and Online Exploitation (CEOP), and UK government agencies, in the capacity of overt, reactive and covert operations management. With 20+ years in financial investigation, as a qualified financial investigation development officer (FIDO), he has been at the cutting edge of investigating financial transactions online, laundering, carouselling financial transactions and online laundry operations.

Mark has been involved in the tracking of high profile cases, persons and vessels and is the open source expert and lead advisor for forces and government agencies both domestic and abroad. His specialist area is device tracking and interrogation, pedophile digital profiling, alternative profile digital shadowing, Vehicle telematics, crypto currency tracing, Advanced OSINT skills, injection and weaponizing. Mark presents this and other subjects to government and law enforcement globally and lecturers for international policing organizations around the globe, Child protection services, UK Gov cyber capability building programme, EU cybercrime twinning project, Government agencies, Military, The Council of Europe and The UK College of Policing. He runs his own training company and law enforcement open sourcing tools site to empower and train officers around the world on best practice and lateral thinking in investigations online.