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Abi Carter

Abi Carter

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  • Name : Abi Carter
  • Profile : Forensic scientist
  • Bio :

    Abi Carter is founder and director of award-winning Forensic Resources Ltd, a forensic science consultancy firm providing expert services to

    legal defence and civil litigation teams as well as fraud investigators, insurers, HR departments and private clients.

    A Forensic Archaeologist by profession, Abi originally trained to investigate international human rights violations before setting up her business 14 years ago. Abi worked on evidence from the primary and secondary mass graves associated with the genocide in Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and has been a very active board member of the Wales board of the charity ‘Remembering Srebrenica’ since 2017 and was made Co-Chair in 2018. Her dedication for this work and her commitment to creating and completing ‘Challenge8372’ where she raised in excess of £10,000 for the charity has been recognised by Chwarae Teg in winning the ‘Board Member’ category of their Womenspire awards in 2019.

Abi Carter

ABI CARTER – FORENSIC SCIENTIST

Abi Carter is founder and director of award-winning Forensic Resources Ltd, a forensic science consultancy firm providing expert services to legal defence and civil litigation teams as well as fraud investigators, insurers, HR departments and private clients.

A Forensic Archaeologist by profession, Abi originally trained to investigate international human rights violations before setting up her business 14 years ago. Abi worked on evidence from the primary and secondary mass graves associated with the genocide in Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and has been a very active board member of the Wales board of the charity ‘Remembering Srebrenica’ since 2017 and was made Co-Chair in 2018. Her dedication for this work and her commitment to creating and completing ‘Challenge8372’ where she raised in excess of £10,000 for the charity has been recognised by Chwarae Teg in winning the ‘Board Member’ category of their Womenspire awards in 2019.

Abi is committed to the education of people in Wales and beyond through delivering speeches on hate crime awareness and community cohesion using the lessons from Srebrenica and has a very active role in mentoring students and young professionals. Abi is an honorary tutor at Cardiff University and is a mentor as well as providing entrepreneurship sessions through the Welsh Government Big Ideas Wales programme. Abi sits on a number of advisory committees linked with Innocence Projects, STEMM, research and justice and equality - most recently being appointed a member of the South Wales Police Strategic Independent Advisory Group. Abi can also be deployed worldwide as a forensic practitioner for a mass disasters emergency services company. Abi’s work has afforded her the privilege of working alongside many influential people and ministers of Wales, including Wales’ First Minister, Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth and ten ‘Senedd Friends of Srebrenica’ – a cross party Senedd group that she set up in 2021. Abi also holds an honorary role with the Royal Welsh Regiment. Abi grew up in the Middle East, but her Welsh roots lead her to set up her business in Cardiff.

Career Highlights:

  • Interview on ITV’s ‘Face to Face’ with Adrian Masters 2022
  • Microbusiness Of The Year Award Winner 2022 – Federation for Small Businesses
  • South Wales Police Strategic Independent Advisory Group 2021
  • Board Member Award - Chwarae Teg: Womenspire 2019
  • Community Champion Award – Remembering Srebrenica 2018 & 2019
  • Commanding Officer’s Coin (exceptional civilian actions for society) – The Royal Welsh Regiment
  • Honorary Tutor for Cardiff University
  • Co-Chair of Wales board; Remembering Srebrenica charity
  • Forensic practitioner in disaster management – Kenyon International Emergency Services
  • Invited to write a joint paper on forensic evidence excavated and worked on from the 1995 Srebrenica mass graves, Bosnia and Herzegovina (in progress)
  • STEM Ambassador
  • Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award – South Wales Business Awards
  • One of 100 Most Influential Women in Wales – Wales Online
  • ‘35 under 35’ list of inspiring women in Wales - 2014 & 2015
  • One of 100 Modern Muses – NatWest Everywoman Book
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