Academic and Professional Qualifications:

BSc Mathematics - Chinese University of Hong Kong
MSc Forensic Science - University of Strathclyde


Portia specialised in forensic chemistry while studying her Master’s degree in Forensic Science. She spent the following year working in a laboratory in Hong Kong, carrying out chemical tests on food, water, plastic and cosmetics samples. She joined Burgoynes in 2013 and specialises in the investigation of fires and explosions.

Portia is fluent in Cantonese and speaks Mandarin.