Allan Burnett QPM joined the SecuriGroup Board of Directors in 2010 as a non-executive director, accepting the executive position of Operations Director in 2012. He is responsible for all aspects of the growing Company's wide security portfolio including security guarding, events, leisure security, and systems.
Prior to joining SecuriGroup Mr Burnett had a distinguished career in the Scottish Police Service for over 30 years. Allan joined the police as a graduate entrant in 1979 and worked on the beat in Maryhill, Glasgow. He retired as the Assistant Chief Constable with responsibility for coordinating Counter Terrorism throughout Scotland. Throughout his police career he held a wide range of posts including significant periods a Special Branch Officer, Staff Officer to the Chief Constable, Deputy Divisional Commander of Glasgow City Centre Division, Head of Community Safety and Force Race Relations Officer, Director of Intelligence (all Strathclyde Police) and Head of Operational Policing for Fife Constabulary all of which delivered Emergency Recovery experience.
A graduate of the prestigious Police Senior Command Course Course at Bramshill in 2003, Allan was awarded the Queen's Police Medal in the Queen's Birthday Honours list of 2003. He now lives in the south-east of England.