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Country Insight: the rise, fall & recovery of Australia's environmental services sector Locked

Part 1 - how consultancies in Australia & New Zealand are surviving the mining and oil & gas sector difficulties

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Dutch group’s order book up 27% despite UK business challenges which held back global enviro result; steps taken to ‘mitigate’ effects of reduced oil & gas activity

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British global environmental consultancy claims resilient performance despite regional and sectoral variations - including 13% organic growth in European business

 
 
 
 

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Consultants Directory

Five Valleys Ecology

We provide clear, pragmatic ecological advice grounded in current best practice to inform land use planning and nature conservation decision making. We understand the importance of development to communities and work as part of your...

Surrey Wildlife Trust Ecology Services

Set up in 1991 Surrey Wildlife Trust (SWT) Ecology Services is a specialist service within the organisation, comprising experienced and highly qualified professional ecologists all of whom are dedicated to nature conservation. We offer a...

Extrium

Extrium is an environmental science and geospatial information consultancy, providing environmental policy advice and technical services to Government organisations in the UK and Europe. Extrium’s main area of expertise is in the environmental noise where...

Abitec

Preparation of remediation projects for contaminated sites in the Czech Republic and Sweden. Consultancy for preparation of biodegradability testing of oil wastewater for our Indian partner. Consultancy in evaluation of quality estimation for treated materials...

WYG

WYG is a leading programme, project management and technical consultancy employing over 1,500 people across the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle-East. We specialise in creating and managing strategic assets for our clients. We...

Cardno

Cardno is a global provider of sustainable solutions to improve the physical, natural and social environment. Together with our clients, we solve complex infrastructure challenges, whether creating transport infrastructure to connect people, planning new cities,...

Groundsure

The smartest property and land use decisions rest on location intelligence from Groundsure. We are the UK authority on environmental risks like contamination, flooding and ground stability. Our expert consultancy and unmatched data quality gives...

ABS Africa

ABS Africa was established in recognition of the need for business-specific and flexible professional advisory services on sustainability matters. With more than 40 years collective experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, our capabilities...

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure

Amec Foster Wheeler is a global provider of consultancy, engineering and project management and related services, with 40,000 people in more than 50 countries. Our multidisciplinary Environment & Infrastructure businesses around the world support public...

Jacobs

Jacobs is one of the largest global providers of professional, technical and construction services with 60,000 employees worldwide. Four significant acquisitions in the last fifteen years - LawGIBB, Babtie, Aker's engineering and construction business and...

Environet Solutions

Environet Solutions provides environmental and sustainability consulting services to the Industrial sector. We specialize in sustainability, compliance, due diligence and strategic advice. We have offices in Dungarvan and Cork....

LBH WEMBLEY Geotechnical & Environmental

LBH WEMBLEY Geotechnical & Environmental is a small independent firm of specialist Geotechnical & Environmental Consultants. We have established a record for delivering a first-class service answering our Clients’ needs fully, rapidly and at a...

Environmental Resources Management (ERM)

One of the sector’s founding members, ERM has been active in environmental consultancy for over 35 years and is probably the best known name in the business globally. It has earned a reputation for working...

JBA Consulting

JBA Group is a 450-strong employee-owned consultancy and engineering firm with a particular specialism in flood risk and environmental management. The firm has been appointed to the Environment Agency's Water and Environmental Management Framework and...

Filkin & Co. EHS Limited

Offering specialist technical services at key stages of the project life cycle, the versatile team at Filkin & Co. EHS have a well-earned reputation. This stems from consistent delivery of high quality flexible managed services...

APEM Ltd

APEM is Europe’s leading independent environmental consultancies specialising in aquatic ecology and aerial surveys. Our marine and freshwater expertise includes aquatic science, biological analysis, management, monitoring, policy and reporting. Our marine benthic labs are the...

ABPmer

ABPmer is a leading UK marine environmental consultancy that has been advising clients for over 60 years. The company specialises in offshore, coastal and estuary environments and is known for its coastal processes, EIA, habitat...

TEP

TEP is an award-winning specialist in EIA, ecology, landscape, arboriculture and heritage consultancy. We operate across the UK, delivering a personal and professional service to clients in the private, public and third sectors....

EC Sustainable

EC Sustainable is a waste and sustainability consultancy with skills and expertise in areas including waste and recycling audits and surveys, sustainability audits, resource recovery strategies, community consultation and awareness programs on waste and sustainability,...

Opus International Consultants

Opus International Consultants is a leading multi-disciplinary consultancy specialising in asset management, geotechnical, environmental, civil, structural and transportation services as well as land surveying. Our Environmental work spans legislative compliance and risk management to mitigation...

Xodus Group

Xodus Group is an integrated engineering company working in the energy sector. Xodus Environment, a division of Xodus Group, is a team of environmental advisors, engineers and managers along with a range of very well...

ARENA Consultants

ARENA Consultants is a consulting firm which is involved in land planning in supporting it's public and private clients in achieving their projects. The firm's business areas are the environmental consultancy and the brokerage of...

Mouchel

Following the joining forces and flotation of consulting engineering businesses (Mouchel and Parkman), the rebranded Mouchel Group has sought to diversify through building a presence in the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector. The business today...

WorleyParsons

Advisian is a unique global consulting firm, providing management and strategy advisory services, coupled with technical consulting and deep domain expertise. Our consulting services are focused on asset intensive businesses operating within the Hydrocarbons, Minerals...

Strategic Growth Consulting

Strategic Growth Consulting, Inc. is a management consulting firm that assists professional and technical services organizations in identifying growth opportunities, developing a sound plan and aligning the organization to execute using a collaborative process. Key...

Lawrence Environmental Consultants

Lawrence Environmental Consultants have 20+ years experience of ecological surveys and monitoring/mitigation at all forms of renewable and infrastructure projects in Scotland and the UK. We deliver environmental impact statements and cover wildlife Estate management,...

Ecus Ltd

Sheffield-based multidisciplinary environmental consultancy Ecus offer services in EIA, ecology, landscape, heritage, geo-environmental, water resources and environmental management. The firm employs 30 consultants and is led by Nick Birkinshaw formerly a project ecologist at British...

Capita Property and Infrastructure

Capita Property and Infrastructure is a specialist property and infrastructure business that provides services for central and local government as well as property developers, investors, occupiers, building contractors and a range of other commercial organisations...

LUC

LUC is a multidisciplinary environmental consultancy working across a broad range of sectors from energy and infrastructure to housing and education. With almost 50 years’ experience, its team of over 100 staff is located across...

Anthesis Group

Anthesis is a specialist global consultancy with operations in the US, UK, Germany, The Middle East, China and The Philippines. We provide advisory, diagnostic/analysis, strategy, reporting, communications, sustainable chemistry, resource efficiency and due diligence services...

Arup

Arup's innovative approach to environmental consulting enables clients to achieve their sustainable business and corporate responsibility aspirations. From offices around the world, the team advises at each stage of a project or business development. Arup's...

Ultra LEDs

Ultra LEDs are an experienced company, providing professional consultancy to their client base including a bespoke lighting design service for small to medium sized installations, guiding architects and electricians through the installation process....

Nicholas Pearson Associates

Nicholas Pearson Associates is a multi-disciplinary Company providing consultancy services in environmental planning, landscape architecture and ecology and associated services, heritage landscapes, GIS and graphic/digital design. The Company employs professional staff qualified in the fields...

Black & Veatch

We consult, we deliver and we manage critical human infrastructure in water, energy and telecoms. What sets Black & Veatch apart is the ability to support every point in the lifecycle of clients’ assets. For...

Southern Testing Laboratories

Southern Testing Laboratories is an independent site investigation, geotechnical and environmental consultancy based in East Grinstead, West Sussex. The firm largely supports the construction/property market in the UK with environmental consultancy services centered around the...

Amey

Amey is one of the UK’s leading engineering consultancies and public and regulated Services providers. We are the faces behind the services you use every day. Our leading advisory, asset management, design and construction services...

Ecology by Design

Ecology by Design Ltd is an independent consultancy offering specialist ecology surveys and advice. We pride ourselves in offering pragmatic solutions to technical ecological constraints for a wide range of clients. We offer services throughout...

Hilson Moran

Hilson Moran is a leading independent multidisciplinary engineering consultancy for the built environment, providing a broad range of services and assisting our clients in every aspects of engineering and infrastructure for buildings. With in-house specialists...

ESI Ltd

ESI is a leading independent scientific and environmental consultancy specialising in property, waste, water and minerals. We’re experts in land contamination, ground stability, flood risk and land drainage. ESI has regional offices in Reading, Cardiff,...

Parsons Brinckerhoff

Parsons Brinckerhoff is an international US-based engineering and programme management consultancy with more than 17,000 staff worldwide focused on its core markets of transportation, power/industry/utilties and infrastructure. In October 2009, the group was acquired by...

Air Quality Consultants

Air Quality Consultants provides independent expert advice and assessments. Established in 1993, it has a strong and proven track record in providing services to private and public sector clients, both within the UK and internationally....

ICF International

ICF International provides professional services and technology solutions that deliver beneficial impact in areas critical to the world's future. ICF is fluent in the language of change, whether driven by markets, technology, or policy. Since...

Urban Edge Environmental Consulting

Urban Edge Environmental Consulting Ltd is a specialist ecological and environmental planning practice operating across the UK. From our main offices in Brighton, we assist our clients in understanding the ecological and environmental constraints and...

PwC

The sustainability and climate change agenda is fast becoming the lens through which a business is judged by its consumers, workforce, society and even its investors. We help organisations to look at the bigger picture,...

GHD

GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. We provide engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services to...

ACCON UK

ACCON UK is one of the UK’s leading niche environmental consultancies, specializing in air quality, noise, vibration, lighting, flood risk, contaminated land and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). With EIAs and technical reports being required for...

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

At WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff we bring the very best consultancy from teams that work harder for our clients. Our practice combines strong science, engineering and business consultancy. We’re one of the world’s largest advisors...

CampbellReith

Campbell Reith, founded in 1960, is a design practice which offers engineering and consultancy services in structural, civil, geotechnical, environmental and transportation areas. The firm employs 9 environmental consultants in the group total of 98...

Pick Everard

Pick Everard is a leading independent, multi-professional consultancy practice working within the property, infrastructure and construction industry....

RMA Environmental

RMA Environmental is a specialist environmental planning consultancy. Core skills include Environmental Planning, EIA, Flood Risk Assessment, Water Quality, Environmental Monitoring, Sustainability Appraisal and Risk Assessment. We are able to provide experienced consultancy teams to...

ADAS UK

ADAS exists to provide ideas, specialist knowledge and solutions to secure our food and enhance the environment. ADAS is the UK’s largest independent provider of agricultural and environmental consultancy, rural development services and policy advice....

Lorax Compliance

Cloud based compliance software Our cloud-based software is delivered as SaaS (Software as a Service). The application provides a flexible compliance infrastructure to underpin your legal reporting obligations. With simple to use interfaces and proactive...

Turnstone Ecology

UK based ecological consultancy with a very comprehensive portfolio of both UK and international projects. UK based works include protected species surveys and assessment for residential, renewable and infrastructure projects. Able to complete surveys for...

Environmental Monitoring Solutions

EMS is a leading provider of water and effluent monitoring, air and emissions monitoring, environmental consultancy and environmental training solutions. We work in partnership with our clients to ensure that regulations, legislation and environmental goals...

Ricardo Energy and Environment

Ricardo Energy & Environment is a leading sustainability consultancy, helping clients to respond to environmental challenges and opportunities around the world. Our team of over 400 staff has supported many governments, businesses and international organisations...

TerraConsult

TerraConsult Ltd is an independent consultancy providing integrated solutions for a diverse selection of contractors, consultants, developers and the public sector. Our highly experienced senior staff are directly involved in every project. We work in...

Nova CGI

Providing Innovation Solutions for Man-Made and Natural Environments since 1987. Nova established itself in the UK in 2012 to service demand from existing clients and now delivers throughout the UK and Europe. Our core expertise...

CGL (Card Geotechnics Ltd)

CGL is a leading edge geotechnical and geoenvironmental consultancy working at the forefront of the construction industry throughout the UK. We provide valued engineered ground solutions that meet and exceed the expectations of our clients....

Earth Systems

Earth Systems is a multidisciplinary environmental and social consulting firm, which develops and implements innovative and effective environment, water and sustainability solutions throughout the world. Established in 1993, we have successfully completed over 500 major...

Marine Ecological Surveys

MESL is one of the UK’s leading marine ecological survey and consultancy companies. We have 40 years’ experience of providing client with the ecological field and desk studies, contributing to the delivery and management of...

Firth Consultants

Firth Consultants Ltd is an independent consultant formed in 2007. We offer risk assessment services for both UK and international projects, with particular focus on risks to human health, water resources and ecology from land...

Tetra Tech Inc

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services that focuses on addressing fundamental needs for water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, and energy. We begin at the earliest stage of a project, leading...

Norfolk Wildlife Services

Norfolk Wildlife Services’ experienced ecology and tree team can provide a comprehensive range of ecological and arboricultural consultancy services from protected species surveys, such as bat, great crested newt and reptile surveys - to BS5837...

Card Geotechnics Limited

CGL is a leading edge geotechnical and geoenvironmental consultancy working at the forefront of the construction industry throughout the UK. We provide valued engineered ground solutions that meet and exceed the expectations of our clients....

A Rocha UK

A Rocha UK has a consultancy arm that focusses on outstanding ecological practice. We can carry out a range of assessments from standard PhaseOne surveys through to bespoke site management plans. We will survey any...

Crestwood Environmental

Crestwood Environmental advises on environmental projects relating to waste management, minerals, renewable energy and other land development sectors, primarily in the UK and Ireland....

Create Consulting Engineers Ltd

Create is a multi-disciplinary civil, structural and environmental consultancy established in 2009. Working with private and public sector clients, solving technical property and infrastructure problems and providing specialist advice on transportation, flood, contamination, energy, sustainability,...

RAW Group

RAW provides the assessment and investigation of contaminated sites and the design of appropriate remedial strategies and treatment systems, together with incident investigation and mitigation services, expert witness services, technical services including dust monitoring and...

Unda Consulting

Unda specialise in Flood Risk Assessments for architects, planning consultants, farmers and landowners, renewable energy professionals and private clients. We are flexible in our approach and attitude, whether a multinational or a private individual we...

The Land Trust

Established in 2004, the Land Trust has built a portfolio of over 50 sites and a substantial pipeline of opportunities. Working with a range of public and private sector landholders – including large-scale landowners, house...

Cumulus Consultants

Cumulus Consultants is a specialist rural consultancy with over 25 years’ experience of providing advice and analysis to clients in the land and environment sectors. We are passionate about finding innovative solutions for stakeholders that...

ECOSA

HIGH QUALITY SURVEYS - CLEAR ADVICE – INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS ECOSA delivers comprehensive ecological services from initial site assessment, through surveys for planning applications to biodiversity solutions. Our core services include, planning application support, Habitat and...

SLR Consulting

SLR is one of a select group of global environmental consultancies with a network of offices in Australia, Canada, France, Ireland, Namibia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Tanzania, UK and USA. It provides advisory services...

MWH Global

MWH Global is dedicated to Building a Better World. As specialists in water and natural resources, MWH employees use innovative ideas and technology to help solve complex infrastructure and environmental challenges. This work is built...

Pegasus Group

Pegasus Group was established in 2003 and has grown to become a leading, independent, national planning consultancy, specialising in town, environmental and commercial planning; urban, landscape and graphic design; and public engagement. Pegasus Group are...

Redmore Environmental

Redmore Environmental is a specialist independent consultancy providing expert advice in all aspects of air quality and odour issues. We deliver Air Quality and Odour Assessments for a wide range of developments, from office to...

Coastal Science Ltd

Coastal Science is a well regarded independent UK consultancy providing the following services to a range of clients, from major power utilities through to aquaculture companies and larger consultancies: hydrodynamic and water quality modelling; survey...

GEM Air Quality Ltd

GEM Air Quality Ltd is an independent air quality consultancy which focus on the provision of air quality assessments for environmental impact assessments (EIA) and planning purposes as well as ambient air quality monitoring. The...

Mott MacDonald

Mott MacDonald is a world leader in providing environmental services to private and public sector customers. With skilled environmental staff around the world, we provide comprehensive quality services based on local knowledge and global expertise,...

IKM Consulting

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Golder Associates Corporation

As a global, employee-owned organisation with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth's development while preserving the earth's integrity. From over 180 offices worldwide, our over 7,000...

FWS Consultants

FWS Consultants Ltd is an established, internationally recognised consultancy with over 35 years' experience providing site investigation, geo-environmental, geotechnical and mineral/mining resource evaluation services to a diverse client base. As a multi-disciplinary environmental, geotechnical, mining...

RSK

RSK is a specialist environmental, health and safety consultancy delivering industry-leading services and guidance to its customers. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we have more than 1000 employees worldwide.Our commitment to quality...

AECOM

AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm with nearly 100,000 employees serving clients in over 150 countries globally. Building a better tomorrow with world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and...

Peter Brett Associates

Peter Brett Associates is an independent practice providing development and infrastructure consultancy. We provide trusted advice to create commercial value from the land and buildings owned or operated by our clients. Together, we create better...

Royal HaskoningDHV

We are an independent, international engineering consultancy with over 130 years of experience in delivering services in the fields of energy, industry, infrastructure, maritime, aviation, buildings, mining, transport, planning and water. We focus on assisting...

Thomson Ecology Group

Thomson Ecology, the leading independent ecology consultancy in the UK, is a specialist ecological consultancy offering expert technical knowledge alongside excellent business acumen. We are primarily project managers, with experience of managing the ecology on...

Arbtech

Arbtech is a leading UK consultancy, uniquely specialising providing arboricultural and ecological advice to planning and development clients, throughout the UK. We undertake all types of tree survey, protected species assessment and licencing, and input...

Waterman Infrastructure & Environment

Waterman is an engineering and environmental consultancy providing multidisciplinary services focused on the property, infrastructure and energy markets. The Infrastructure & Environment division accounts for 50% of the Group’s turnover, with core services including Highways...

Antea Group

Antea Group is an international engineering and environmental consulting firm specializing in full-service solutions in the fields of environment, infrastructure, urban planning and water. By combining strategic thinking and multidisciplinary perspectives with technical expertise and...

Oracle Environmental Experts

Oracle Environmental Experts Ltd provide environmental expert witness and technical services to a range of clients with our core strength in the assessment of environmental impacts, risks and liabilities associated with pollution incidents and historically...

Arcadis

Arcadis is an international project management, consultancy and engineering services group with a focus on four main business areas - environment, infrastructure, water and buildings. It is one of the top 32 environmental consultancies in...

The Ecology Consultancy

The Ecology Consultancy provides expert advice on wildlife issues for clients in all sectors. We provide surveys and impact assessments for small residential developments to large infrastructure projects working closely with the construction and civil...

Ramboll Environ

A premier global consultancy, Ramboll Environ is trusted by clients to manage their most challenging environmental, health and social issues. We have earned a reputation for technical and scientific excellence, innovation and client service. Our...

Energised Environments Ltd

Energised Environments is an entrepreneurial, client focused environmental and energy consultancy. The team offers EIA/SEA project management and associated technical disciplines, feasibility assessment, property and technical due diligence, energy management and environmental compliance services to...

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