|Artemis Fowl character|
|Job||Founder of Section Eight|
|First appearance||The Lost Colony (mentioned)|
Nan Burdeh was the Council Chairman of the Lower Elements Police. She created Section Eight five hundred years ago to monitor demon activity in fear that they would materialize on Earth, giving proof of the People's existence to humans. Nan was a billionaire and left all her money to Section Eight when she died. Section Eight is now run by Commander Vinyaya.