Tony Sykes is a managing director in the Expert Services practice, based in the Preston office. He is a distinguished technology expert, specializing|”.
in information technology (IT), telecommunications, microelectronics and electrical engineering.

Prior to joining Kroll, Tony was a partner at IT Group, which was acquired by Kroll in 2020.

With over 30 years of experience in the design, development and testing of hardware and software products and systems, he provides a full range of expert advice, consultancy and expert witness services and is regularly instructed by international law firms, loss adjusters and insurers. A highly accredited court expert, Tony has provided evidence in international tribunals, arbitrations, adjudications and high court cases, usually in the Technology and Construction Court.

In 2004, Tony founded IT Group, one of the UK’s leading providers of professional services for IT disputes, digital forensics and eDiscovery.

Tony holds a B.S. (Honors) in electrical engineering from Aston University. He is a Chartered Electrical Engineer and a Chartered IT Professional. He is a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology. Tony is a leading figure in professional circles—a practising fellow of the Academy of Experts, a member of the Academy of Experts’ Council and a member of the British Computer Society. In addition, Tony is a member of the Society for Computers and Law, and a founding, committee member of the Society for Computers and Law IT Disputes Group.

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Expert analysis and advice for technology projects, disputes and claims.

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