Lutra Associates is a CBRN advice centre which also covers all aspects of defence and security. With decades of experience in the CBRN world within it’s associate base Lutra Associates is one of the UK’s leading and most experienced CBRN advice centres. Lutra is a group of experienced Defence and Security specialists providing cost effective, professional advice and consultancy across defence and security: the so called A-Z of Defence and Security.
Lutra Associates was formed by a former chairman of CBRNUK to take advantage of his and his colleagues’ wide experience in providing cost effective solutions to Defence and Security problems. Deliberately selecting colleagues with different skills sets and experience allows as wide a range of disciplines as possible to be available to clients.
Drawing on the knowledge and disciplines available to the associates allows Lutra to form appropriate, experienced teams to tackle a myriad of CBRN and associated problems and provide pragmatic and, critically, cost effective, often different solutions to them. Lutra believes in listening, analysing, thinking and rapidly delivering cost effective working solutions covering amongst many other things: advice and studies, equipment sourcing and project management.
Apart from pragmatic effective solutions to CBRN problems Lutra Associates focuses on Small and Medium Enterprises (SME). Lutra uses it’s wide range of international contacts to assist exports by SME from the UK especially by partnering with overseas companies. Lutra also assists overseas companies in the UK market. Whether it’s offering sensible solutions to: bid writing, company management, export activity or offering management advice, by helping management clearly see the issues Lutra assists companies to succeed in the modern defence and security market.
Reflecting the modern threat Lutra’s footprint evolves. Other areas and markets, such as security of individuals and conversely large numbers of people at Sports Grounds and other crowded places, are being opened up. For CBRN companies Export Control and non-proliferation are constantly evolving subjects. Lutra has been involved in this for over 30 years. In addition to these topics Lutra remains at the forefront of the traditional issues such as protection of individuals and platforms, detection, contamination control and hazard management and counter measures. By advising government and companies, expanding markets, managing projects Lutra is developing CBRN as part of the A-Z of Defence and Security.