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Anne Burns

Anne Burns

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Anne is an experienced researcher and project manager with 10 years’ experience in developing, delivering and reviewing economic development and physical regeneration projects.

Anne has managed a range of research, evaluation and impact assessment projects for clients, including local authorities, universities, sector bodies, private developers and third sector organisations.

Anne excels at undertaking research to help clients develop strong projects that will deliver positive business, economic and social results. She also enjoys working with clients to help them understand what real difference their investments have made, both socially and economically.

Before joining New Skills, Anne worked as Regeneration Consultant at URS Corporation in Manchester and as Regeneration Officer at Wansbeck Council in Northumberland. She has a Joint Honours Degree in Economics and Geography.