WSP acquires Irwinconsult in Australia

We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Irwinconsult, a 210-employee Australian engineering company specializing in property and buildings.

Aligned with WSP’s 2015-2018 Strategic Plan, the Irwinconsult acquisition will bolster WSP’s presence in Australia by increasing its expertise in property and buildings.

“The addition of Irwinconsult to the WSP team strengthens our specialist capability in engineering the most complex and iconic buildings, and delivers a clear leadership position in Victoria while also strengthening other markets,” noted Guy Templeton, President and Chief Executive Officer of WSP in Australia and New Zealand. “We look forward to welcoming all our new colleagues to WSP.”

Phil Gardiner, Irwinconsult’s Managing Director commented, “Becoming a member of WSP is great news for Irwinconsult and we look forward to strengthening our service offerings in property and buildings, while continuing to provide the highest levels of service to our clients. Being associated with a team whose operating model and culture are aligned with our own will provide significant opportunities for both clients and employees.”

About Irwinconsult:

  • 210 employees operating in Melbourne, Bendigo and Darwin
  • Provides an integrated range of engineering consulting services spanning building and infrastructure. Services range from civil, structural and building services engineering through to facade, traffic, transport & parking, waste management and building certification.
  • Designed some of Australia’s most iconic buildings, such as Parliament House, Canberra, Parliament of Victoria Member’s Annex Building and Bendigo Hospital. 

More information in the media release.

Media release