Prior to becoming an Independent Consultant, Ann worked as a specialist Metropolitan Police Designing out Crime Officer (DOCO) and Crime Prevention Design Adviser (CPDA) for 14 years covering inner and outer London. She has a record of successfully influencing a range of development and regeneration projects to secure safer community living.
Ann is an independent Licensed Secured by Design (SBD) Consultant and a Suitably Qualified Security Specialist (SQSS) for the purposes of BREEAM Hea06 'Security Needs Assessments'. Experienced in delivering unbiased ‘Designing out Crime, SBD & BREEAM’ advice to property owners, planning, design & development professionals.
Adept at conducting crime trends analysis, environmental and security vulnerability audits to inform the design out crime process. Ann works with clients to raise awareness and integrate effective crime prevention measures into schemes as early as possible.
Ann founded ANNBURR Consulting in 2017, to provide independent, professional advice and guidance, promoting crime prevention in the built environment:
Recognising that every project is different – assessing plans and environmental context, to inform the design process, and enable the integration of effective security into new build & refurbishments.
Working collaboratively – with stakeholders to deliver relevant, proportionate advice to ‘design out crime and design in community safety’ in the built environment.
Helping to create safer places for people – promoting perceptive design and specification of communal spaces, to encourage people of all ages to use them together with mutual respect.
Should you need further information please visit www.annburr.co.uk