Oliver Darroch

Oliver Darroch

Technical Specialist

Oliver joined Control-F as a full time employee in September 2017 after graduating with an MEng in Computer Science from the University of Southampton. Oliver started working for Control-F in 2013 during university holidays and the R&D projects he undertook fed directly into training course content and conference presentations (notably Kevin Mansell’s presentation at F3 in 2016 on iOS photo attribution).

Ollie leads Control-F’s R&D activities, manages the IT infrastructure and delivers customer training.

Kevin Mansell

Kevin Mansell

Managing Director

Kevin Mansell is a recognised authority in the field of mobile device forensics and is regularly invited to speak at digital forensics conferences and events. Kevin spent three years as a high tech crime trainer at the UK’s National Centre for High Tech Crime Training before founding Control-F in 2007.

Kevin has authored 15 training courses in mobile device forensics and trained over 1,000 students from the UK and overseas.

Kevin has twice been runner-up in the Control-F Invitational Golf Tournament.

Elaine Holderness

Elaine Holderness

Office Manager

Elaine is Office Manager at Control-F with more than 23 years administration and event management experience. She oversees the daily operations within the office and coordinates the booking process to ensure courses run smoothly and delegates have everything they need to make their training as enjoyable as possible (including keeping the sweet bowls topped up!)