Gavin Burton


Gavin Burton served over 25 years in the Metropolitan Police and was the operational lead of the Amberhill false identity team; the only team in national law enforcement dedicated to identity crime in the UK. Gavin received training from the National Document Fraud Unit in the examination of physical and copy documents and has also worked with many of the leading suppliers of identity document validation technology. 

He provides expert advice relating to counterfeit and forged identity documents, their criminal use, impact and the threats which affect the identity verification technology industry.  Gavin is an advisor to the Association of Document Validation Professionals and is a certified L&D trainer with a focus on document inspection.