Julienne Foster

Forensic Trainer and Consultant


Julienne has over 20 years’ experience as a forensic practitioner, specialising in fingerprints. Having qualified as a fingerprint expert working for Durham Constabulary, she developed her skills to become a qualified trainer and manager and is also an accredited ILM Leadership and Management assessor. Instrumental in the development and delivery of National and International Fingerprint Programmes to customers worldwide, she has extensive experience working in the UK and overseas and is competent in managing diverse situations and overcoming cultural & language barriers. She has successfully delivered a Foreign & Commonwealth fingerprint initiative in Kenya and presented Fingerprint Programmes in the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Bahrain, as well as delivering Fingerprint Programmes to UK police and law enforcement agencies.

As an independent consultant Julienne developed and delivered several specialist fingerprint lectures to the Swedish National Forensic Centre (NFC)Sweden.  An experienced team manager, she effectively managed the identification team, College of Policing (CoP) overseeing a portfolio of Forensic Programmes including Fingerprints, Forensic Laboratory and Footwear. As Curriculum and Qualifications Designer she developed learning standards, evidence-based policing standards, guidance and curriculum specifications for a range of disciplines under the forensic portfolio.  Julienne has worked with Dundee University delivering Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) training and with Teesside University as an associate lecturer.