Darren Mullins


Expert Information
Qualifications BSc Software Development and Networking
MSc Computer Forensics and Security
Professional Memberships ACFE
Industries Aerospace and Defence, Financial Services, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Oil and Gas, Power and Utilities, Production and Manufacturing, Technology, Media and Telecoms
Regional Experience Europe, Middle East
Expert Highlights
  • Certified Computer Examiner with over 15 years of experience. 
  • Expert in Computer Forensics and IT related fields.  
  • Specializes in leading cybercrime investigations and digital forensic examinations.  
  • Provided both written and oral testimony in DIFC courts and ICC arbitration. 
  • 14 years of experience working on forensic investigations and legal cases in the Middle East.  

Darren Mullins is a Certified Computer Examiner with over 15 years of experience. He has been appointed as a digital forensic expert or assisted the named expert on multiple occasions.  

Darren has provided expert testimony in identifying tampered email communications between the involved parties and has provided both written and oral testimony in litigation and arbitration cases in Europe and the Middle East. He has undertaken fraud and regulatory investigations regarding financial crime, digital evidence recovery, electronic discovery, and data analytics with disputed values of up to $9 billion.  

Darren is an accomplished and recognized expert in forensic and cyber investigations, digital evidence recovery, electronic discovery, and data analytics. Prior to HKA, Darren has led teams at Deloitte, EY, and KPMG, developing and delivering forensic investigations and cyber services for high-profile clients across industries including fraud, financial crime (AML and Sanctions), cyber breaches, intellectual property (IP) theft, corporate espionage, internet, and email investigations.  

Darren has been based in the Middle East for the last 14 years, undertaking investigations into billion-dollar frauds, complex regulatory matters, cybercrime investigations, and IT related technical disputes for key corporates and government entities across the region.  

Darren holds a master’s in computer forensics and security. He has spoken at high level government workshops and international conferences on digital forensics and cybercrime, and has been published on topics relating to corporate investigations, white-collar crime, and compliance. 

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