Martin Kayes, Investigative Journalist

Television, Newspaper, Radio, Podcast & YouTube

Martin Kayes is a very experienced cyber security consultant and cyber crime investigator. He holds the industry-leading accreditation of Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and in recent years has broadened the scope of his work to include private and criminal investigations. Martin works on high-profile murder cases, missing persons, celebrity stalking and harassment cases as well as investigating scammers and online fraud.

Martin also works with producers and media companies to appear in their programmes as a subject matter expert, to advise as a crime consultant, to trace and locate suspects and witnesses and to research evidence supporting the claims being made in the programme or film.

He has appeared on several television programmes including Paramount’s “Madeleine McCann: The case against Christian B” and “Love Rats, Series 2” as well as ITV’s “This Morning”. Martin’s work has been featured worldwide in multiple newspaper articles and television programmes, some examples of which are shown below.

Headshots & Work (2023)

Showreels are available to watch on:

Love Rats Who Killed Lin & Megan



Other Links:
IMDb Cyber Crime, Cyber Security and Dark Web Specialists

Specialist Knowledge:
Martin has in-depth knowledge some of the largest criminal cases in recent years, including having gained access to new witnesses, witness statements, confidential police files and previously unreleased evidence. Some example of cases include; The disappearance of Madeleine McCann and the evidence around the main suspect in the McCann case ‘Christian B’,  Michael Stone and the murder of Lin and Megan Russell, the murder of teenager Lee Boxell and multiple unsolved murders possibly linked to serial killers Levi Bellfield and Peter Tobin.

In addition, Martin had studied various fields of forensics, geographical profiling and human trafficking, gaining any new knowledge required for the cases that he works on. Martin holds firearms certifications to both British Police ACPO and LAPD standards, as well as having studied, hands-on, firearms forensics.