The award for ‘Consultant of the Year’ recognises companies who demonstrate the best record of delivering innovative, original and consistent expertise projects over the last 12 months.
WSP is proud to have been recognised as Consultant of the Year out of a strong shortlist of eight consultancies from across the Middle East, with judges applauding WSP for “their commitment to the personal development of its employees, and its contribution to the UAE’s updated Fire and Life Safety Code of Practice.”
One judge in particular praised WSP for their “wide range of projects, investment in training and development, and commitment to workplace equality,” whilst other judges commented on “the volume of work that WSP has succeeded in undertaking without compromising on delivery.”
WSP have achieved a great deal this year. Whilst maintaining its commitment to some of the most iconic projects in the region, WSP announced a new brand in May 2017; bringing together over 85 legacy organisations from across its global business under, what was described by Greg Kane, Managing Director for WSP in the Middle East, as “one strong brand that is a statement of who we are now, where we want to be, and what that means for our people, clients and partners.”
Greg Kane also commented on winning consultant of the year stating; “In the last year we have achieved a great deal as a business and winning Consultant of the Year confirms this.
We are a business that is focused on our people and on helping our clients find solutions to complex issues, celebrating our local expertise, and taking accountability for the impact we have on the future of our communities. To be recognised by our industry for the work we do, the quality we achieve and the investment we make in being a great place to work for our people is a proud moment and is testament to the dedication of our 1,700 experts working for WSP in the Middle East.”
About WSP: WSP is one of the world’s leading professional services consulting firms, with 37,800 staff, based in more than 500 offices, across 40 countries. Together we provide services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment, and our expertise ranges from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, and from developing the energy sources of the future to enabling new ways of extracting essential resources.
With 1,700 people in the Middle East we are working on some of the world's most iconic and complex projects. We take pride in helping our clients to realise their ambitions by offering our unique, local knowledge whilst leveraging our worldwide expertise.
We are a Great Place to Work© and take pride in attracting, developing and engaging the best professionals in our fields of expertise.
Contact: Lucy Connell, Head of Marketing & Communications, WSP in the Middle East