About Us

We are droman solutions

Transforming Training, Through Technology.

At Droman Solutions we combine many decades of policing, military and tech experience, so we understand the challenges of providing high quality training to busy workforces.We work closely with you to understand your specific requirements and to develop engaging, flexible, accessible and cost-effective learning solutions that deliver significant business benefits.

Meet Our Team

Paddy Tomkins QPM


Former chief constable and HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary, with over 35 years operational and strategic leadership experience.

A distinguished international advisor on police reform and strategic planning, he is the former chair of the Scottish Business Resilience Centre and the former chair of the international advisory committee of the Scottish Institute for Policing Research.

David McCracken


A former senior police officer in England and Scotland, quality insurance inspector in National Police Training and an HM Inspectorate of Constabulary lead manager.

In 2014, he was appointed the independent chair of the Commonwealth Games Delivery Committee for Glasgow 2014.

David continues to work in Serbia on EU accession reform, advising both the Ministry of Interior and Judiciary on strategic planning and human resources development.

Dr Martin Beaton


Martin has been the Cyber Integrator for Scotland working on behalf of Scottish Enterprise and the Scottish Government. He has been working with all Scottish resources and policy makers to help Scotland become world leading in the area of cyber security.

James Johnston OBE


James has significant experience in both the Public and Private Sectors, and specifically in Defence, which includes extensive exposure to the cyber domain, its regulations and exploitation.

Further, he has significant experience with contributing to the UK National Risk Register and work on Resilience and Business Continuity.

He is currently working both Nationally and Internationally, Mr Johnston Chairs his Regional Business Forum and Vice-Chairs the Regional Economic Partnership; he is recognised for his understanding of assurance and compliance.

Alastair Merrill FCIPS

Non Executive Director

Alastair has almost 30 years’ experience working in the public sector, international, diplomatic and operational settings, to deliver business transformation, strategy development and sound commercial governance.

He is currently a Vice Principal at the University of St Andrews, responsible for governance, policy and planning.

Dr Natalie Coull

Non Executive Director

Natalie is a lecturer in Computer Security and Head of Cyber Division at the University of Abertay in Dundee. She has expertise in ethical hacking, computer security and cyber patterns.

She was awarded “Outstanding Women in Cyber” in 2016.

John Laing

Client Manager

John is a former senior police officer with an extensive operational and strategic background, including secondments to HM Inspectorate of Constabulary, the Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency and the Scottish Police College, which resulted in him completing a Masters degree in Training & Human Resource Development.

During his career he managed a number of projects, such as the development of a serious organised crime interventions strategy for Scotland and a multi-award winning partnership initiative involving the first Scottish deployment of body worn video technology for use by police officers and community wardens.

Graham Miller B.E.M

Client Manager

Graham is a former police officer with extensive experience in both operational deployments and training design and delivery in the fields of public order (PO) and Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN).

He has a significant background in project delivery, creating a SCQF credit-rated PO commandcourse. He was awarded a British Empire Medal in 2020 for services to law and order.He was re-employed by Police Scotland as a strategic consultant for the planning and delivery of the PO elements of the Conference of Parties 26 event in November 2021.

Rebecca Martin

Data Protection Lead

Rebecca manages Droman Solutions GDPR responsibilities and controls the company’s administration systems. She also uses her well-developed research skills to support the work of Droman Solutions. She was involved in the SIPR cybercrime research paper presented to the Scottish Government.

Rebecca also works with Droman Solutions sister company, Droman Limited, focusing on organisational change and policing reform. Before joining Droman Solutions, Rebecca achieved a Masters degree in Terrorism Studies from the University of St Andrews and completed internships with the United Nations Association of Scotland and the University of Dundee working on an EU sponsored youth in action conference.

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