Johan has several years experience , as a founder member of a previous paranormal group who were heading in a different direction . In April 2008 he left to form his own group . In August 2008 Johan got in touch with Clare , whom he knew from serving in the Sussex Special Constabulary ,a few years ago .Clare was interested in the paranormal , and decided to join the group Clare later introduced Tammy and Nathan , who also joined . In Sept 2008 Sussex Paranormal Investigators ( SPI ) , was duly formed and the investigations began! SPI has grown since starting it's investigations and has been fortunate enough to have Amber who joined SPI in July 2011.

SPI has now been reformed the current group consists of Johan who originally formed SPI back in 2008, SPI currently has 7 investigators in training 2016/2017.