Jason Coyne is an expert information technology (IT) and digital forensics consultant with over 30 years’ experience spanning local and central government, telecommunications, construction, transport, manufacturing, healthcare, energy, oil and gas, wholesale and distribution, retail and gaming. He specialises in technology disputes, digital evidence and technology-based intellectual property (IP) matters.
Jason has given oral evidence in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) as well as various High Courts, Criminal Courts, mediations and arbitrations in London, Brussels and Johannesburg.
He has been instructed as Technology Expert Witness in many high-profile private and public sector commercial litigations where technology-enabled projects have either been delayed, have failed or are no longer viable. Jason has been instructed by leading law firms and insurers, acting for specialist suppliers and customers in large technical, infrastructure and outsourcing projects in the UK, South Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
As an experienced PRINCE2® practitioner and project turnaround consultant, he has managed hundreds of challenging and problematic technology projects to successful implementation, involving design, testing and project management. Jason is also experienced in digital forensic examinations of evidence stored on a wide range of media, from microprocessors to tapes to computer hard drives, mobile phones, business databases and cloud-based technologies. He is skilled in the use of EnCase®, X-Ways and a range of forensic tools and is Health and Safety, Technology and Management (HASTAM) accredited for the analysis of risk in business operations.
He is a Member of the Academy of Experts, a member of the Society for Computers and Law and a member of the Society of Expert Witnesses.