industry news Wednesday 22 Sep 2021 @ 12:30 GHD is awarded a place on five Lots of ESPO’s Consultancy Services Framework (664_21)
GHD, one of the world’s leading professional services companies, is pleased to have been appointed by the Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO) to provide professional consultancy services on the following Lots:
– Lot 1: Business Services
– Lot 5: Highways, Traffic and Transport
– Lot 8a: Asset Management and Delivery
– Lot 8b: Environmental and Sustainability
– Lot 8g: Regeneration and Regional Development
The framework will run for an initial period of two years, with the option to extend up to a total of two more years. It has been designed to create a simple and efficient solution for those looking to procure trustworthy advice from pre-approved suppliers, providing central government and other public sector customers access to cost effective consultancy advice across ten specific Lots.
GHD has a powerful global network of multi-disciplinary skills and experience that can be applied to local scenarios. The company also has extensive experience working with other public sector authorities and can bring unique perspectives and insights gained from this.
Commenting on the appointment, Steve Scott, Executive Manager, GHD Advisory (UK), said: “We had previously been appointed to one Lot of the ESPO 664 framework and are absolutely delighted to now have a place on five. This significant increase in scope will give us greater efficiency in delivering solutions to our clients through an improved route to market.”
Craig Adams, Technical Service Line Leader for Transport Planning and Design Solutions at GHD, added: “GHD has wide-ranging experience in the sectors in which we have been appointed and we look forward to helping our clients overcome the various challenges they face, whilst delivering lasting community benefits. Our existing clients are delighted to hear about our re-appointment on the framework and we hope to bring innovative solutions to an even greater client base across our newly awarded Lots.”
GHD is a leading professional services company operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. Committed to a vision to make water, energy and urbanisation sustainable for generations to come, GHD delivers advisory, digital, engineering, architecture, environmental and construction solutions to public and private sector clients. Established in 1928 and privately owned by its people, GHD’s network of 10,000+ specialists are connected across 200 offices located in five continents. www.ghd.com
ESPO is one of the country’s largest public sector owned professional buying organisations (PBO), specialising in providing a wide range of goods and services to the public sector for over 40 years. Founded in 1981, ESPO is owned and governed by a consortium of six member authorities: Leicestershire County Council, Norfolk County Council, Lincolnshire County Council, Cambridgeshire County Council, Warwickshire County Council and Peterborough City Council.
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