+27 11 593 2374

About Us

Who we are, what we do, where to find us and much more

We exist to help solve the security challenges of the 21st century

We are the creators of the Detego® Unified Forensics Platform, an end-to-end suite of modular digital forensics tools which are used globally by Military, Law Enforcement, Intelligence Agencies and Enterprise Organisations. With today’s investigators faced with an onslaught of digital devices and the corresponding mass of data that’s created, Detego® has become the go to toolset to rapidly acquire, analyse and act on evidence and intelligence.

MCM Solutions is proud to employ the brightest software development talent, led and supported by a world class senior management team from the Military, Law Enforcement, Government and Technology Fields.

Our solutions are used worldwide


Bosnia & Herzegovina
United Kingdom


Hong Kong
Saudi Arabia
South Korea

North America


South America



South Africa
South Sudan



Personal service, global reach

40+ partners in 36 countries, supported from six office locations.

Johannesburg, SA

377 Rivonia Blvd,
Johannesburg, 2128,
South Africa

T: +27 21 830 5521

United Kingdom (Hq)

Unit 3, Foundry Lane,
Foundry Court,
West Sussex
RH13 6BH

T: +44 1403 267 176

United States

8311 Wisconsin Ave,
United States


Unit 5, Second Floor,
Tower 1,
The Mirage
Chiromo Road
Nairobi, Kenya

T: +254 20 7859 310

Executive Team

Dave Kirk

Dave Kirk

Chief Executive Officer

Dave has spent over 30 years in the technology industry designing, developing and implementing large scale IT systems. He founded MCMS in 2003 and has overseen the rapid growth and transformation of MCMS from a self-funded start-up into a global force in digital technology solutions.

Admiral Lord West

Admiral Lord West

Chairman of the Board

GCB DSC PC ADC, Former First Sea Lord, Minister for Security and Counter-Terrorism, Chief of Defence Intelligence, Commander-in-Chief Fleet, NATO Commander-in-Chief East Atlantic and NATO Commander Allied Naval Forces North. As Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the British Home Office, he had responsibility for security and counter-terrorism advice to the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Also of note, he was the UK’s first-ever Cyber Security Minister and produced the UK’s first Cyber Security Strategy.

Sir John Murphy

Sir John Murphy

Ambassador &<br /> Strategic Advisor

Sir Jon Murphy formally one of the most senior UK police officers, was awarded the Queen’s Police Medal in 2007 and knighted for services to policing in 2014. He remains active within the policing field, having accepted a position as Professor of Advanced Policing Studies for Liverpool’s John Moore’s University and on behalf of HMG carried out a comprehensive review of security at the houses of Parliament, following the Westminster terrorist attack in June 2017, and other strategic reviews on policing issues.

Oliver Hoare

Oliver Hoare

Non-Executive Director

Oliver was Head of Cyber Security for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympics Games, being responsible for the cyber security assurance programme across the games-wide domains, including the UK’s critical national infrastructure and Olympic supporting networks. he is currently consulting on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

John-Paul Backwell

John-Paul Backwell

Global Sales & Marketing Director

John-Paul leads a phenomenal global sales and marketing team focused on delivering high velocity growth. Throughout his 20-year career, John-Paul has held numerous senior leadership roles whilst achieving exceptional success in developing international markets for innovative and disruptive technologies.

Andy Lister

Andy Lister

Business Development Director

Andy had a military career spanning over 18 years – 9 years in the Royal Marines and 9 years within a Tier one Specialist Unit. He has vast experience of full spectrum direct and sensitive operations. He was commended by SO15 command for his contribution to counter terror policing and Sensitive Site Exploitation (SSE) development. Andrew spent his last 4 years as the organisational lead for Digital Media Exploitation (DOMEX) capability development and tactical exploitation: SSE, Tactical Media Exploitation (TME) and Media Exploitation (MEDEX) including conventional overt and covert forensics.

Simon Warren

Simon Warren

Professional Services Director

Simon was Lead Digital Forensic Investigator for the Met Police, SO15 with over 20 years policing experience on multiple counter-terrorism operations and other sensitive inquiries such as the Official Secrets Act offences and organised international crime. Simon developed digital evidence in numerous cases leading to the conviction of multiple suspects for terrorism and organised crime offences, both UK and overseas.