Forensic Science Researcher with expertise in forensic biology, forensic biometrics and DNA database legislation
Aaron is a Forensic Science Researcher with an academic background in forensic biology and forensic DNA legislation. Through his research, Aaron has contributed oral and written evidence and reviewed policy reports/briefings on forensic biometrics for several groups and agencies including the Scottish Independent Advisory Group on Biometrics, Forensic Genetics Policy Initiative, the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, the Office of the Biometrics Commissioner and the New Zealand Law Commission. Aaron holds a BSc in Biochemistry (2013) from KNUST, Ghana; an MSc in Forensic Science (2015) from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (funded by the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship); and a Law PhD on Forensic DNA databases (2019) from Northumbria University (funded by Northumbria Research Studentship). Aaron joined Northumbria University as a Senior Lecturer in Forensic Science in 2020.