Ann Burroughs – Founder & Consultant

Ann Burroughs was a Police Designing out Crime Officer (DOCO/CPDA) for over 14 years, actively delivering pragmatic ‘Design out Crime’ and ‘Secured by Design’ advice on a wide range of development. She has extensive experience in applying ‘CPTED’ & ‘SBD’ principles to promote safer, inclusive communities.

Ann recognises that every project is different – combining her situational observation skills and crime prevention expertise, to assess proposals and provide site specific advice for public and private sector clients. She is well versed in the standards required for the various SBD development awards and the need to provide convenient security measures that represent value for money.

Accomplished in collaborative working and pre-application engagement for mixed-use, commercial, retail, residential and educational uses. Ann has informed the design and specification of a wide range of development and regeneration projects in the Greater London area, including:

Ann is an Associate of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), a Registered Independent Security Consultant with the Association of Security Consultants (RISC – ASC) and an Independent Secured by Design (SBD) Licensed Consultant.