Meet The Team
Steven Atkin LLB (Hons) PgDip - Managing Director
Steve spent 15 years as a police officer in London and Cambridgeshire. He worked in a range of predominantly detective roles including serious and major crime, general CID and intelligence before managing the delivery of investigation and leadership training for the organisation. In addition to managing the company, Steve's training delivery focuses on the full range of investigation training, with particular expertise in cybercrime investigation, investigative interviewing and case management. His training style is lively and engaging.
Sunil Bothra, FBCS, FIC, CISSP - Governance, Risk Management & Compliance
Sunil brings with him over twenty years of industry experience, ranging from audit to marketing to advertising to IT, gained in the UK, Spain and Italy, at KPMG, McKinsey & Co and Saatchi&Saatchi, among others. He currently operates as an international management consultant within the Governance-Risk-Compliance space, regularly engaged by some of the biggest consultancy companies worldwide, including the Big Three, to advise a wide range of clients – from multinational “blue chip” companies to local SMEs – on a variety of subjects. He holds the prestigious Fellowship of the British Computer Society (FBCS) distinction as well as that of the Institute of Consultants (FIC), is a mentor with the Chartered Management Institute, and a Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Within the GDPR field he has worked on several high-profile, international projects as well as on various smaller implementations for UK-based SMEs. Under the wider compliance umbrella, he also regularly implements ISO 27001, ISO 22301, SOX and PCI DSS, and where applicable, audits existing implementations. He often conducts tailor-made, in house GDPR training for his clients for whom he has developed a balanced, equal-parts, theoretical/practical GDPR class-workshop which is unique in today’s theory-heavy GDPR market.
Sunil Bothra FBCS, FIC, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, CIPT, EU GDPR PRACTITIONER, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT, CISSP, ISO 27001 LI/LA, CSSMBB, PMP, PRINCE2 PRACTITIONER
Mark Heffer BSc PGCE - Financial Investigation, Fraud, Anti Money Laundering
Mark Heffer is a former Detective and Accredited Financial Investigator who served with the Devon and Cornwall Constabulary in the Serious and Organised Crime Branch. He served over 25 years and specialised in crime such as Money Laundering, Complex Fraud, Human Trafficking, Drug Trafficking, Bribery and Corruption.
He has a distinguished record of convictions as a result of complex and protracted investigations and has designed and delivered Anti Money Laundering (AML) training to trainee officers & non-law enforcement Government Agencies.
He is currently consulting to a specialist City Counter Fraud Unit and delivering training to overseas territories in Financial Investigation, AML and Counter Terrorist Financing.
Mark is currently studying at Masters level in International Anti Money Laundering as well as holding a degree in Environmental Science, Level 4 BTEC Professional Diploma in Financial Investigation, Level 4 BTEC Professional Award in Enhanced Financial Investigation, Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) – Post Compulsory Education, National Fraud Investigator – City of London Police Crime Academy