Meet the Team

Our entire team are experts in their field. We combine ex-law enforcement Analysts, Investigators and open source experts with software developers that specialise in police and financial data.

Boyd Mulvey


Early in his career, Boyd created a database for analysing capital at risk for the bank called FRED (Financial Risk Exposure Database) which is still in use today. Further down the line, Boyd launched a Venture Capitalist Fund called the CREATE East of England Fund, which specialised in investing into early stage tech companies around the Cambridge area. Following the completion of that Fund, Boyd founded Chorus Intelligence to focus on data analytics again.

Richard Helson

Head of Chorus UK

After 10 years in the Met Police and crime scene investigation, Richard decided to spread his wings into managing the Fingerprint Department in the Cayman Islands before coming back to the UK to head up the Fingerprint services of Northamptonshire Police and then the laboratory services of the East Midlands. He is now Head of the UK for Chorus Intelligence, responsible for the success and support of all Chorus’ UK customers.

Troy Batley

Chief Technology Officer

Troy began his career as a software engineer in 1990 before moving to Database and Systems Administration then to Project and Programme Management. He worked in the Finance industry in the 90’s before moving into Retail where he gained extensive experience managing digital technology transformation programmes for household name businesses. He has a passion for building, developing and leading successful high-performing technology teams.

Adam Etches

Technical Director

Adam joined Chorus in 2020 as Technical Director and leads the team at the new Chorus office in Cambridge. Adam’s career started in the high-tech software sector in Cambridge, where he worked for a number of organisations from start-ups to large multi-nationals. With a PhD in Geomatics from Newcastle University Adam has always had an interest in data engineering, which has been a focus of his work throughout.

Neil Chivers

Head of International Sales

Neil started his career in local government managing large teams to deliver vital local services. In 2004, Neil began working in the public sector software industry with a particular focus on growing accounts and start up businesses. Neil has been working specifically in the emergency services software market since 2014 and most recently was a board level executive for Capita Secure Solutions and Services. Neil’s main focus was to build significant opportunity globally for the business both directly and through international partners. Neil is now Head of International Sales for Chorus Intelligence, responsible for building on the success of the UK operation, to create export opportunity across the world.

Lucy Haste

Office Manager

Lucy spent her early career years leading a migration project team in Eastern Energy’s Industrial and Commercial business, then a Finance Process Analyst and Team Leader. After 14 years she transferred her skills to Contract Management within the recruitment sector for a niche IT skills agency. After 7 years she was offered the opportunity to join Chorus Intelligence in a newly formed role of Office Manager.

Gemma Holmes

Lead Business Analyst

Gemma has 11 years’ experience working within law enforcement, the majority of which was at Surrey Police as an Intelligence Analyst and latterly as an Intelligence Manager. Initially she worked with specialist teams investigating major crime, serious / organised crime and complex abuse offences. She then moved on to run a Divisional Intel Unit, providing operational intel support and analytical assistance to a wide variety of policing teams. She originally joined Chorus as a Customer Relationship Manager and now leads our Business Analysis team.

Mark Bedding

Customer Relationship Manager

Mark began his career at Essex Police as a Detective, investigating serious and organised crime before moving to the Regional Crime Squad and the National Crime Agency. He also served at the International desk of the Child Exploitation & Online Protection Centre, working with Interpol and Europol. He latterly served in West Africa, training officers from the security agencies and national police forces in covert and technical surveillance methodology.

Scott Orton

Customer Relationship Manager

Scott Orton is an accredited intelligence analyst, he began his career at Leicestershire Police, working in partnership with government agencies to assist in reducing crime in Leicestershire. Scott later moved into the Regional Intelligence Unit, providing analytical assistance for five police forces in the East Midlands region. Different types of investigations involved major crime, financial crime and serious and organised crime.

Gemma Furnell

Customer Relationship Manager

Gemma has 15 years experience working as an Intelligence Analyst within law enforcement, initially on Westminster Borough in the MPS, before moving to the Major Crime Investigation Team at Surrey Police and latterly as Senior Analyst at the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit where she was responsible for both strategic and operational intelligence analysis. Prior to joining Chorus Intelligence, Gemma was Senior Solutions Consultant for a software start-up, managing the configuration and implementation of IT solutions for law enforcement and government clients.

Dave Sampson

Customer Relationship Manager

Dave is a recently retired Detective from Durham Constabulary with extensive experience in the investigation of fraud, digital forensics and cyber Investigations. He was integral to the formation of the forces cyber capability and led on all things Internet and intelligence and investigation. Dave joined Chorus in January 2020 to bring his subject matter expertise in open source to develop and deliver a new range of products to broaden the Chorus offering.

Joe Southgate

Marketing Manager

Joe’s early career began in finance before switching to marketing. After a number of years he moved to London to head up Marketing and PR for Teradata UK, a specialist data and analytics company supporting large enterprises. Joe moved to join Chorus in October 2016 to become Marketing Manager and take on web development, events, and communications.

Pete Cockett

Support Manager

Pete joined Chorus as an experienced Support and Maintenance Engineer having previously worked as a Support Manager in IT services for education, and then going on to supporting the IT needs of a number of power stations throughout the UK. Pete joined Chorus in January 2017 to take on the role of Support Manager and works very closely with both the Development team and the Customer Relationship Managers to provide assistance in all areas of Chorus product support.

Tom Colthurst

Technical Manager

Tom began his career providing software to a wide variety of clients in many sectors. Prior to joining Chorus, he was working as a Vice President at Goldman Sachs working with teams across the globe to deliver large projects. As Technical Manager Tom is still a hands on developer as well as ensuring the smooth running of the development team.

Glen Lamb

Technical Lead

Glen’s interest in programming started when he got his first computer, a ZX Spectrum, when he was 5 years old. After earning a Computer Science degree from the University of Kent, he went on to a development role in the financial sector writing code for mortgage products. In 2012, Glen wanted a bigger challenge and joined Chorus as our first official employee to work on Chorus Analyse.

Jack Green

Technical Lead

Jack is a qualified C++ and Java Developer who graduated with First Class Honors. He has worked at Chorus since 2013, taking a lead role in developing the rules and business logic of how data is cleansed. He works as a full stack developer, from database (PostgreSQL/H2), data access layer (Hibernate) through to front-end GUI (Eclipse RCP framework).

Elske Newman

Test Lead

After moving to England from The Netherlands in 2001, Elske started her career in financial services moving from customer services, to mortgage advising and, finally, to a Test Analyst Role. In June 2016, the opportunity came along to set up a test function at Chorus which has now grown to a team of 4.

Rachel Larsen

Business Analyst

Rachel joined Chorus following a successful career that began as an intelligence analyst with Surrey Police. Rachel progressed to operational lead for analysis within the Homicide and Serious Crime division of MPS before joining the Counter Terrorism (CT) Command, working in a high pressure, fast paced environment. Rachel was the lead analyst at the National Terrorist Financial Investigation Unit (NTFIU). Rachel was an accredited Financial Intelligence Officer and successfully collaborated with representatives of the private banking sector to develop analytical solutions in the CT Finance space.

Wes Burton

Business Analyst

Wes worked worked for Lincolnshire Police for 10 years, firstly with Neighbourhood Policing Teams and then as an Analyst working mainly within Major Crime, Serious and Organised Crime and Professional Standards.  Prior to the 2012 Olympics he was seconded to the Regional Capacity and Capability Team to provide assistance around Specialist Operations.  In 2018 he began working as a Cell Site Analyst for CCL Forensics supporting Cell Site Experts by analysing CDR data and carrying out RF Surveys.  He joined Chorus in 2019 as a Business Analyst.

Mike Taylor

Senior Test Analyst

Mike's career started in 2003 in IT Support, working for British Telecom and Suffolk County Council. He soon moved into a Test Analyst role for a local call centre, testing websites, mobile devices, telephone systems and bespoke call centre software. Mike managed the test team for a number of years before moving into a QA Analyst role for a corporate travel management company. He eventually joined Chorus in October 2017 where he is responsible for testing the Chorus products.

Ashley Boon

QA Test Analyst

Starting out 8 years ago as a Junior Analyst within the UK Technology Industry, Ash has gone on to work within a variety of business sectors across the country ranging from insurance to corporate travel whilst testing state of the art bespoke software throughout his career. Having gained a vast amount of knowledge and experience in a short time, he wanted a fresh challenge and to work for a company that made a difference. Ash joined Chorus in December 2017 to become an integral part of the test team as a QA Test Analyst.

Jon Mossman

QA Analyst

Jon entered the world of software testing back in 2010 with a consultancy, working for clients in the Financial Services sector. The majority of his experience was spent with large trading exchanges to ensure their products met regulatory requirements. Jon brings a wealth of knowledge of test automation to the team, ensuring that testing can be done quickly and to the highest standards

Eisha Cooke

Marketing Executive

Eisha has been working in Marketing and PR for over ten years. She started her career at a leading integrated marketing agency in London before moving back to her hometown of Suffolk to work for Trimble, a global GPS brand. She helped to rebrand the company and ran a series of successful campaigns. Eisha joined Chorus in 2020 to support with marketing initiatives.

Phil Green

Support Analyst

Phil began his career working for Suffolk Coastal Norse before moving in to IT support at a large utilities company, where he worked on a busy service desk for 4 years. Phil joined Chorus in 2020 and plays an integral role on the Support Team, working with our customers every day to support our various products.

Helen Harris

Accounts Assistant

Helen began her career in accountancy training with one of the top 10 accountancy firms. She then moved into the insurance sector where she continued to study and specialised in indirect taxes. Helen now works alongside the Finance Director providing essential support to ensure the smooth functioning and progression of the company.

Louis Holdsworth


Louis completed his BSc in Computer Science at Essex University in 2020. His final year project involved creating an interactive collaborative whiteboard website aimed at the learning community. Driven to create intuitive and powerful user-facing applications, Louis joined our Cambridge Innovation Centre in July 2020.

Iain Donnelly


Iain has a background as an experienced investigator, with over 25 years in a variety of intelligence, covert policing, counter-terrorism and serious crime investigation roles in London and the West Midlands, retiring from the police in 2019 as a Superintendent. He was the West Midlands Police force lead for Digital Investigations and Intelligence and developed a strong national network at both an operational and strategic level across U.K. law enforcement. He was latterly the police project manager to deliver the foundation phase of the National Data Analytics Solution for U.K. law enforcement.

Nick Lawson


Nick previously worked for Deutsche Bank where he built and ran the world’s most profitable merger arbitrage and special situations platform. In 2015 he joined the $6bn multi-strategy hedge fund Arrowgrass Capital LLP as a Partner and Head of Strategic Capital. In 2019 he set up his own specialist boutique Ocean Wall Ltd. Ocean Wall specialises in niche alternatives and in 2020 was rated ‘Best niche alternative advisory firm’ by HFM, the global hedge fund magazine. Nick is the Founding Chair of the ALMT, a £6m regranting children’s charity with over 140 projects that he set up in 2006. More recently Nick has worked with the Home Office around county lines & knife crime. He has also been a trustee of Afghan Connection and Unlocking Potential as well as an serving as an ambassador for Afrikids.

Paul Ritchie


Paul retired as a Director from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 2017 after more than 30 years specialising in National Security. He served overseas in Cyprus, New York, Brussels and Afghanistan and was committed to matching transformative technology to the hardest National Security challenges. Paul joined Chorus Intelligence as an Advisor in June 2020.

David Zenoff


Of San Francisco and Gryon,Switzerland, Dr. Zenoff has advised CEOs, senior managements, and Boards of Directors of more than 90 companies in many industries in 32 countries, and leaders of numerous non-profit organizations. His counsel tends to focus on organization development and strategy. Dr. Zenoff has served on three US public company Boards, taught at Stanford and Columbia Graduate Schools of Business and IMEDE(now IMD)in Switzerland, and has written or co-authored nine books on management, international finance, and marketing. He holds a BA degree from Stanford and MBA and DBA degrees from Harvard.

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