About Us

Who we are - what we do - where to find us and much more

We help solve the security challenges of the 21st century

Detego Global are the creators of the Detego® Unified Digital Forensics Platform, an end-to-end suite of modular tools used globally by military, law enforcement and intelligence agencies, and enterprise organisations. With today’s investigators faced with an onslaught of digital devices and the corresponding mass of data that is created, Detego® has become the go-to toolset for rapidly acquiring, analysing and acting on evidence and intelligence.

Detego Global is proud to employ the brightest software-development talent, led and supported by a world-class senior management team from the military, law enforcement, government and technology fields.


20 years’ experience in empowering digital
forensics investigations in over 70 countries.

Built with flexibility at its core, our solutions can
be completely tailored to suit the needs,
processes and procedures of any organisation.

Patented technology that is trusted by some of
the world’s biggest enterprises, elite military units
and law enforcement teams.

Dedicated support from 6 global offices and a
network of 70 partners around the world.

Personalised service, global reach

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Dave Kirk

Chief Executive Officer

Dave has spent over 30 years in the technology industry designing, developing and implementing large-scale IT systems. He founded the company in 2003 and has overseen its rapid growth and transformation from a self-funded start-up to a global force in digital technology solutions.

Admiral Lord West

Chairman of the Board

GCB DSC PC ADC, Former First Sea Lord, Minister for Security and Counter-Terrorism, Chief of Defence Intelligence, Commander-in-Chief Fleet, NATO Commander-in-Chief East Atlantic and NATO Commander Allied Naval Forces North. As Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the British Home Office, he was responsible for providing security and counter-terrorism advice to the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Also of note is the fact that he was the UK’s first-ever Cyber Security Minister and was instrumental in developing the UK’s first Cyber Security Strategy.

Sir Jon Murphy

Ambassador & Strategic Advisor

Sir Jon Murphy, formerly one of the UK’s most senior police officers, was awarded the Queen’s Police Medal in 2007 and knighted for services to policing in 2014. He remains active within the policing field, having accepted a position as Professor of Advanced Policing Studies at Liverpool John Moores University. He has carried out several strategic reviews on policing issues and, on behalf of Her Majesty’s Government, carried out a comprehensive review of security at the Houses of Parliament following the Westminster terrorist attack in June 2017.

Oliver Hoare

Non-Executive Director

Oliver was Head of Cyber Security for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, responsible for Cyber Security assurance across the games-wide domain, including the UK’s critical national infrastructure and Olympic support networks. More recently, he acted as a consultant for the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Andy Lister

Managing Director

Andy had a military career spanning more than 18 years, including 9 years in the Royal Marines and 9 years within a tier-one Specialist Unit. He has vast experience of the full spectrum of direct and sensitive operations. He has been commended by SO15 Command for his contribution to counter-terror policing and Sensitive Site Exploitation (SSE) development. Andrew has spent the last four years as the organisational lead for Digital Media Exploitation (DOMEX) capability development and tactical exploitation: SSE, Tactical Media Exploitation (TME) and Media Exploitation (MEDEX), including conventional overt and covert forensics.

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Office Locations

United Kingdom

Unit 3 Foundry Court, Foundry Lane, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 5PY, United Kingdom

​T: +44 1403 267 176

United States

8 Bayshore Court, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 20878, USA

16192, Coastal Highway, Lewes, DE 19958 USA


Birchwood Court, 43 Montrose St, Vorna Valley, Johannesburg, 1686, South Africa

T:+27 21 137 5981


Business Centre, Dubai World Central, P.O. 644338, Dubai, UAE


Unit 5, Second Floor, Tower 1, The Mirage Chiromo Road Nairobi, Kenya