Dr Todd Hutchison
Digital Forensic Practitioner

Adjunct Associate Professor Todd Hutchison
is a police qualified investigator and security specilaist, and a forensic practitioner who provides video and audio digital forensic expertise. He is a adjunct Associate Professor in engineering and science at Curtin University and business and law at Edith Cowan University.

Dr Hutchison has master degrees in both information systems and technology management, and completed the first bachelor degree in legal project management worldwide. He is qualified in engineering in both television and radio broadcasting, as well as having qualifications in camera operations, audio operations, photography and music. His background includes working in commercial television, the film industry, leading 5 photographic studio, film processing and establishing the Film My Video production house, as well as installing and operating satellite earth stations, territorial microwave and cellular towers.    He was also involved in covert surveillance, including crime investigations for television programs like ‘A Current Affair’.

Dr Hutchison has worked with police, military, corrective services, lawyers, and investigators, and is Commercial Advisor and legal clerk at law firm Balfour Meagher and the global Chairman of the International Institute of Legal Project Management. 

He is the Principal of UltraTech Investigation Services that works with Forensics Australia as an associate to support client multimedia requirements.  

He completed his doctorate degree in forensics and legal project management.

Related Qualifications

Todd’s current qualifications include:

  • Doctorate of Professional Studies (Forensics and Legal Project Management);
  • Master of Commerce (Information Systems);
  • Master of Business and Administration (Technology Management);
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Legal Project Management;
  • Bachelor of Laws (still in progress);
  • Associate Diploma of Engineering (Microcomputer Systems Engineering);
  • Advanced Diploma of Project Management
  • Diploma of Criminal Psychology*
  • Diploma of Criminology*
  • Diploma of Forensics*
  • Diploma of Private Investigation*
  • Advanced Certificate in Television Broadcasting;
  • Advanced Certificate of Radio Broadcasting;
  • Certificate of Television Camera Operations;
  • Certificate of Audio Operations;
  • Certificate of Photography;
  • Certificate of Music; and
  • Certificate III in Investigation Services.

*   Non-AQF Diplomas. 

Related Licenses

Todd is licensed with the WA Police Force as a:

  • Investigator;
  • Security Officer (with baton endorsement);
  • Security Monitoring Officer; and
  • Crowd Controller.

Related Memberships

Todd is a member of the following organisations:

  • Governance Institute of Australia (Fellow);
  • World Association of Professional Investigators;
  • WA Arms and Armour Society; and
  • Australian Information Security Association.

Working Association

Forensics Australia provide multimedia forensic services in association with: