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 17 digital forensics training courses 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!)

Chris Allen

Chris Allen

Training Content Manager

Chris recently completed 31 years working within law enforcement, having served in Bedfordshire Police, City of London Police and the Metropolitan Police Service. He began his career within digital forensics in 2005 and joined Control-F as a trainer in 2016.

In early 2020 Chris took on the role of Training Content Manager and is responsible for maintaining, as well as delivering, Control-F‘s expanding portfolio of training material.

Chris makes up for his lack of coding skills with movie trivia and maintains his snowy, white ’barnet’ is a sign of wisdom and not his advancing years