QVF Group Fraud Investigators Civil Risk Management

Meet the Team


Steve Mackle


Steve has worked for over 30 years in the fields of Financial Intelligence, Compliance, Money Laundering and Asset Tracing.


Steve has expertise in financial investigation from both a police service and accountancy practice perspective.


Steve acts as a consultant to the members of the National Housing Federation in relation to money laundering issues and has particular expertise in how money laundering and fraud affects that sector and the Local Government sector.


Barbara Franklin QPM


Barbara has completed over 33 years in the public and private sectors that include environments of organised crime, terrorism and government policy.


Barbara has been at the head of many investigations into Bribery, Corruption, and Misconduct.


She has experience at the highest level in Assessment of Operational Risk Management Processes and Policy.


Barbara has delivered training nationally in Anti Bribery and Corruption and is qualified to teach in the adult learning sector.


Terry McCabe


Terry has over 29 years of investigative experience.


He is a Specialist in Fraud Case management and is a Nationally Trained Fraud Investigator


Terry was also an accredited Financial Investigator  and Asset Confiscator.


His experience also extends to investigating, Public Sector Corruption, Bribery, Electoral Malpractice and Organised Crime.


He has been active within National Working Parties on Identity Theft, Electoral Malpractice and Action Fraud.


Trevor Fordy


Trevor Fordy is a former career detective, having served over 30 of his 34 years police service as a dedicated Investigator with the CID, the force’s Serious Crime Squad, Drug Squad and nationally on the Regional Crime and Regional Drug Squads.


His policing service has included both overt and covert policing tactics, heading up his force’s Inspectorate Department and culminated as a Detective Superintendent spending more than 7 years as a Senior Investigating Officer (SIO) investigating homicide, gangland violence and other serious crime.


William Johnston


Willie Johnston served in the public sector for 30 years with the police force, retiring in the rank of Detective Superintendent in August 2006.


During his police career he represented ACPO(S) on many partnership national working groups and was the Senior Investigating Officer on many high profile serious crime investigations, responsible for managing large teams, presenting to live media, and budget control.




Ian has 24yrs years experience in Road Traffic enforcement and 15 years as a Forensic Collision Investigator, carrying out complex investigations in all aspects of Road Traffic Collisions.


He is qualified to carry out Forensic reconstructions of collisions and has undertaken hundreds investigations into Fatal, Serious and Complex collisions. He is a qualified mechanical engineer and draughtsman in structural engineering and shipbuilding.