BA DipSc MSc PCIfA FRAI (Cert FA-III)
Kristina is a Forensic Anthropologist and Archaeologist with Alecto Forensics. She is a Level III Forensic Anthropologist (FA-III) certified by the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland and a Practitioner Level (PCIfA) Archaeologist accredited by the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists. She is currently also a member of the Home Office Disaster Victim Identification response team for Forensic Anthropology.
As a Forensic Anthropologist and Archaeologist, she supports Alecto Forensics casework and has provided assistance in investigations for multiple police forces and other agencies involving murder; suspicious and unnatural deaths; disaster victim identification; fatal fires; a transportation accident in international waters; missing persons; surface scatter scenes; and clandestine grave search, location and recovery.
Due to her specialisation in human osteology, Kristina also provides her expertise to UK police forces who require species identification through the Alecto Forensics Bone Identification Service.
Subsequent to her Master’s degree, she undertook an internship in the Forensic Science Section of the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in the Hague, volunteered as a Forensic Anthropologist for the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus, and also assisted the Cranfield Recovery and Identification of Conflict Casualties team in the identification of WWI British soldiers for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in Arras, France. Kristina has also conducted archaeological fieldwork and has participated in archaeological research excavations in Australia, Turkey, and Malawi, and has worked as a commercial field archaeologist in the United Kingdom.