Read the message from Global President and Chief Executive Officer, Alexandre L’Heureux, to learn how we advanced our 2019-2021 Global Strategic Plan in the first year, how we will bring the “best of WSP” to our clients, what drives our growth and what keeps our 50,000 employees motivated!

Alexandre L'Heureux, President and CEO | WSP

“The only way we can continue to grow as an organization is by striving to push through boundaries and challenge ourselves to do even more.” 

Alexandre L’Heureux
President and CEO

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2019 Financial Highlights

Revenues (CAD)
8.9 B
Net Revenues (CAD)*
6.9 B
Organic Growth in Net Revenues*
3.5 %
Net Earnings (CAD)
286.5 M
Earnings per Share (CAD)
2.72
Adjusted EBITDA (CAD)* 
1.04 B
Adjusted EBITDA Margin*  
15.1 %
Days Sales Outstanding (DSO)* 
74
Backlog*
8.1 B

*Non-IFRS measures. Additional details for these non-IFRS measures can be found in our Management’s Discussion and Analysis for the year ended December 31, 2019.

A Year in Review

Jan. 30

WSP unveils its 2019-2021 Global Strategic Plan, aimed at building the premier professional consultancy in our industry by 2021. 

Jan. 31

The acquisition of Sepia strengthens our Strategic Advisory Services in complex civil engineering and geotechnical engineering in France.

Feb. 15

WSP remains in the top three of the ‘Best Partner’ rankings in World Architecture 100 (WA100), the annual survey of global architecture practices presented in Building Design magazine. 

Mar. 3

WSP is one of the world’s first companies to be approved as a WELL Performance Testing Organization, to support our clients pursuing WELL certification.

Apr. 4

The acquisition of Todt, Gmür+ Partner (TGP) strengthens our Strategic Advisory Services offering and expands WSP’s presence in Switzerland.

Apr. 8

WSP commits to supporting the United Nations Global Compact, a voluntary initiative to promote sustainable development and good corporate citizenship.

Apr. 30

The Leach Wallace acquisition expands our presence in the United States while creating the largest pure-play healthcare engineering practice in North America.

Apr. 30

The acquisition of Indigo expands WSP’s presence in the UK and brings us into the top tier of the UK planning market.

May 15

Announcement of Paul Raymond’s appointment as a Director and member of the Audit Committee.

Jul. 31

WSP is 1st in transportation among the “Top 225 International Design Firms” in Engineering News-Record.

Aug. 22

Volunteers from WSP and the Bridges to Prosperity team celebrate the inauguration of their 3rd footbridge project in Rwanda.

Aug. 31

The acquisition of Orbicon bolsters our presence in the Nordics, while strengthening our Strategic Advisory Services offering in the Environment sector.

Oct. 10

The acquisition of Lievense establishes our presence in the Netherlands, while strengthening our leadership in Continental Europe.

Oct. 21

WSP Scenario Planning Toolbox - The tool, developed by an international team of WSP experts, enables decision-makers to test how different assumptions can impact future transport in cities and places around the world. 

Nov. 21

The acquisition of Elton Consulting strengthens our Strategic Advisory Services offering in Australia.

Dec. 31

The acquisition of Ecology & Environment (E&E) expands WSP’s geographic presence in the United States while strengthening our Strategic Advisory Services offering in the Environment sector.