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Martin Pope

Principal Associate
Investigator Martin Pope

Martin is a Chartered Physicist with a broad-based Bachelor of Science (BScHons) degree from the Open University, which he took during a long career with Kent Police as a Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) and senior CSI/crime scene Manager. Martin also undertook an HNC in electronic and electrical engineering whilst in the industry and was a Retained Firefighter with Kent Fire and Rescue Service for five years.

Martin joined Hawkins in 2019 with 14 years of previous experience in commercial fire investigation. Whilst with Hawkins, he has conducted over 400 investigations involving all types of fires, from large overseas losses to small domestic incidents. He has a particular interest in explosion investigation, fires in thatched buildings, unusual ignition mechanisms, and non-destructive methods of entry and is frequently consulted in cases of high value commercial burglary. He is a Principal Associate in our Cambridge office.


BSc (Hons) Broad-based Science
HNC Electronic & Electrical Engineering
Dip Phys
Dip Nat Sci

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