Colin Ehren

Colin Ehren is an internet investigation advisor with extensive experience on Government, Police, Corporate and Private Sector investigations. His work encompasses investigations, capacity building and training.

As a former detective in the Metropolitan Police Confidential Unit, New Scotland Yard, Colin was responsible for the development of confidential and high-ranking intelligence information through technical exploitation of the Internet and open and grey source material. His work encompassed fighting organised crime, terrorism, economic crime and child exploitation as well as strengthening national security and anti-corruption. In these realms Colin developed comprehensive investigation strategies and training plans. Upon his retirement from the Police in 2010, he was one of the most experienced Internet Investigators and Trainers in the UK.

Colin shared his expertise as a consultant and trainer with numerous institutions and organisations such as the Basel Institute on Governance,  StAR – World Bank, International Forum on Countering Corruption in Procurement (Panama), MANS (NGO), Serious Organised Crime Agency (now NCA), UNODC and CEPOL.

Colin has trained countless Officers, Investigators, Analysts, Researchers and Managers across UK, Europe, South America and Uganda.


Expertise Covert Internet Investigator, Covert Internet Tradecraft, Open Source Intelligence, Open Source Intelligence Training
Based in United Kingdom