Our Handwriting Experts

Both co-founders of Questioned Documents Service, Melanie Pugh and Tony Stockton, are highly experienced forensic scientists specialising in questioned and disputed documents, handwriting examination and signature analysis. Tony and Melanie both worked for the Home Office Forensic Science Team before setting up independently in 2012.

Tony Stockton - Forensic Scientist

 Anthony Stockton BSc (Hons) MSc

Tony worked at the Home Office for over 22 years and has provided expert witness services in a number of high profile court cases and has examined thousands of documents of evidential value.

To read Tony's full CV online, please click here or to download a PDF version of the CV, please click here.

 Melanie Pugh BSc (Hons)

Melanie Pugh - Forensic Scientist

Melanie also worked at the Home Office, where she specialised for over 10 years in the examination of questioned documents and handwriting analysis and is an experienced court witness.

Melanie is also a recognised expert in quality assurance, project management and training in the management of forensic examination processes and is proud to be implementing the best practices into the work of Questioned Documents Service.

To read Melanie's full CV online, please click here or to download a PDF version of the CV, please click here.