We have expanded our cell-site capacity
CCL are excited to announce, that due to a very high demand for our cell-site capabilities, we have expanded our capacity, bringing an extra three experts into our well-established team.
With over 172 years of extensive cell-site experience between the team of six industry experts, CCL are now more geared up to assist you with your requirements, including any court appearances that may arise.
Meet the team
Dr Iain Brodie
Iain has been with us since November 2009 and was responsible for establishing the cell site unit. Iain was employed as a cell site expert witness at the Home Office Forensic Science Service. Before this he had worked for over 17 years in the radio telecommunications industry including posts at BT (Research) and Orange (network planning and optimisation). Iain holds a BSc. and PhD. in physics. Iain has completed numerous cell site cases and has presented evidence in court on several occasions.
Matthew Tart, B.Sc.
Matthew joined the CCL Cell Site team in October 2010 having previously spent 17 years as a Senior Forensic Scientist at the Home Office Forensic Science Service, where he had had focussed on digital forensic science. Matthew holds a BSc. in Applied Physics and has spent over a decade specialising in cell site analysis including research, development and casework examinations. He has presented evidence as an expert witness on scores of occasions at courts throughout the country and chairs the Forensic Regulator Cell Site Analysis Group.
Kevin joined CCL in early 2017 having been previously employed as a cell site expert witness for many years. Prior to that he had been employed as the Quality of Service Manager for Vodafone South Region, responsible for ensuring the performance of both 2G & 3G networks in the south of the UK. This was a senior technical role requiring a very detailed theoretical and practical understanding of radio propagation, and cellular radio principles. Accountabilities included the planning, deployment and integration of new cells and upgrades to 2G and 3G sites and the optimisation of existing sites in the 2G and 3G networks.
Nicholas Patrick-Gleed, MRSC., CChem
Prior to joining CCL Solutions Group Ltd, Nicholas was employed at the Home Office Forensic Science Service for 32 years as an expert witness. In 2003 he setup the digital examination unit based at Chepstow, and began reporting digital evidence; he also became involved in the development, validation, implementation and reporting of cell site services. Nicholas has presented evidence in court as an expert witness on many occasions.
Paul Kilby BEng MBA MIET
Paul has worked as a specialist 3G & 4G telecoms consultant since 2000. He has been employed all over the world within network operators and infrastructure vendors on air interface and security issues. Prior to this, he managed radio type approvals on mobile handsets at a radio test lab, as a technical trainer for Wray Castle Ltd and as an engineer and manager within the defence industry. Paul holds a BEng honours degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and an MBA from Cranfield School of Management.
Prior to joining CCL Solutions Group Ltd in October 2017, Brian was employed at Forensic Mobile Services Ltd. (FMS) as a cell site expert witness. Before this Brian was employed for a number of years as a Technical Manager for Roscom Ltd. Responsible for delivering network voice quality systems monitoring the performance of both 2G & 3G networks in the UK, Europe, Japan and Africa. This was a senior technical role requiring an understanding of radio propagation, and cellular radio principles. Prior to working for Roscom Brian worked for Vodafone in the network Quality and Assurance Group. Accountabilities included monitoring network performance and conducting investigations into customer affecting performance issues, which required a technical understanding of radio propagation for cellular networks.