Prior to becoming an Independent Consultant, Ann was a Met Police Designing out Crime Officer (DOCO/CPDA) for 14 years in the London Boroughs of Croydon and Lambeth. Where she gained significant experience in pre-application engagement and collaborative working with stakeholders.
She is adept at applying “Secured by Design” and “Crime Prevention through Environmental Design” to new and refurbished development and mindful of the need for convenient security measures that represent value for money.
As a Police DOCO, Ann informed the design and specification of a wide range of development and regeneration projects in Central and Greater London including:
As an Independent Consultant, Ann recognises that ‘every project is different‘ and ‘communication is the key‘. Delivering proportionate Crime Prevention Design Advice on proposed developments in city and suburban environments.
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.