David Thompson

Partner, Risk Services

David Thompson, Partner, DeloitteTel: +61 3 9671 7810
Office: Melbourne

David is a Partner in Deloitte Melbourne Forensic practice who is a Forensic Technology specialist with more than 25 years experience in computer forensics, electronic discovery, technology security and risk consulting, computer and fraud investigation.

David has extensive forensic investigation, technology and security experience which has included leading a number Australia’s early computer crime prosecutions and more recently the provision of forensic technology, technology and staff misconduct investigation services and expert evidence in large scale civil litigation matters. He also has extensive experience in the security design, review and testing of Internet and corporate network system risks and controls.

David’s previous experience includes roles as the national leader of Deloitte’s e-Business and network security consulting practice, the Head of Risk Management, Systems and Security for a global smart card based electronic cash scheme and a 20 year career with Victoria Police, during which he founded and managed the Computer Crime & Forensic Investigation function for 10 years after an earlier specialisation in large scale commercial, banking and government fraud investigation.

Area of expertise

  • Forensic 
  • Legal Services 
  • Risk Services 
  • Technology Services 
  • Security, privacy & resiliency.