With a staff of 250 professionals providing environmental, hazardous materials and risk management solutions, Greencap will enhance WSP’s expertise in the delivery of environmental, health and safety, contaminated land, and remediation services in Australia. The acquisition is expected to close on August 1, 2022.
“This transaction supports our regional and global ambitions by reinforcing our advisory services offering and strengthening our presence in Australia’s environmental sector,” said Alexandre L’Heureux, President and CEO, WSP Global.
According to Guy Templeton, CEO, WSP Asia Pacific, “this exciting acquisition is closely aligned to our 2022-24 Strategic Plan, supporting our ambition to grow WSP’s Australian Earth & Environment business and increase our advisory capability. Jointly, we will provide our clients access to unparalleled expertise in environmental, hazardous materials, contaminated land and remediation services.”
Dean Comrie, Greencap’s General Manager, offered these remarks: “Greencap has been on a journey to create market leading, innovative environmental services and has built a successful, highly trusted offering. Combining Greencap’s expertise with WSP’s impressive world-class platform means our highly complementary services will provide long-term benefits for both our clients and our team members.”
Based in Australia, Greencap’s workforce of 250 employees is focused on:
- Hazardous materials – providing services for management of asbestos and other hazardous materials
- Environment – providing technical contaminated land assessment and monitoring, and environmental management services
- Health and safety – providing health and safety management services
- TrimEVAC – offering emergency response consulting and training services
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