Specialist Group International (SGI) was formed in 1995 by Peter Faulding the Chief Executive. Peter is a world leading forensic investigator and confined space rescue specialist. He is a registered expert with the police Specialist Operations Centre and has been brought in to assist in the investigation of many cold cases and has located human remains and evidence that have gone undetected for years in some of the most remote locations on land and underwater.  Peter is a qualified helicopter pilot and also holds a United States FAA pilots license for a Cirrus perspective advanced fixed wing aircraft.


Peter has worked on many high profile missing person and no body murder investigations including the serial killer Peter Tobin, Linda Razzell, April Jones and the mystery death of MI6 officer Gareth Williams and many more. Peter has worked with overseas police forces and presents extensively on "No Body murder".  He has also trained police search advisers and the military at the police National Search Centre. Peter has been a guest of the United States Secret Service and presented to their specialist teams, the US military and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) at their training school in Quantico Virginia, USA.


When environmental protesters started to disrupt road building in the early 90's Peter Faulding was called in to oversea the safe removal of protesters from a network of tunnels along the proposed route of the Newbury Bypass, Peter developed the techniques that were required to ensure the safety of all involved. Since 1995 to the current day SGI are the team that are called in whether protesters are tunnelled deep underground, in trees or perched high on structures.


Specialist Group International are a world renowned company providing specialist services with a highly disciplined professional team and an arsenal of cutting edge equipment including a fleet of boats, underwater search team, a fleet of specialist vehicles, ground penetrating radar, side scan sonar, remote submarine ROV's and a helicopter to provide rapid transport and aerial photography at crime scenes and during major incidents such as flooding.


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