Turner & Townsend

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Turner & Townsend Partners LLP
Partnership
IndustryConstruction
Founded1946
FounderCornelius Turner and Francis Ing
Headquarters,
United Kingdom
Number of locations
108 offices, 45 countries
Key people
Vincent Clancy (CEO)
Services
Number of employees
5,209 (2018)
Websitewww.turnerandtownsend.com

Turner & Townsend (officially Turner & Townsend Partners LLP) is a multinational professional services company headquartered in Leeds, United Kingdom specialising in programme management, project management, cost management and consulting across the property, infrastructure and natural resources sectors.

The company was founded in 1946[1], and to date has 104 offices in 44 countries[2], with a presence in Europe, Middle East & North Africa, the Americas, Asia Pacific and Africa.

The current CEO of Turner & Townsend is Vincent Clancy, who first joined the company in 1989, and has been a member of the Executive Board since 2002[3].

History[edit]

The company was founded in 1946 as Turner & Ing, a quantity surveying partnership in Darlington, United Kingdom. In 1956 the company became Turner & Townsend and opened several additional offices in the UK. In 1982 the first international office was opened in Johannesburg.[1] Since then the company has expanded globally and now operates from 108 offices in 45 countries.[4]

Notable projects[edit]

Turner & Townsend is best known for project management and programme management consultancy work in the real estate, infrastructure and natural resources sectors[5][6][7]. Heathrow Airport appointed them to provide cost management and commercial services for its latest five-year spending programme.[8] The company also project managed the construction of The Shard in London.[9] They were also contracted to provide cost planning services for Sydney’s North West Rail Link[10] and are providing cost estimating, project support and consultancy services for the Eni floating liquefied natural gas project in Mozambique.[11]

Partial list of additional key projects[edit]

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • Engineering, Construction and Infrastructure project of the year – Association for Project Management 2017[18]
  • CEO of the year – Building Awards 2017[19]
  • CEO of the year – Building Awards 2014[20]
  • Consultant of the year – Building Awards 2014 & 2013[21][22]
  • The Queens Award – Enterprise in International Trade 2014[23]
  • Sunday Times International Track 200 - top UK-based companies with the fastest growing international sales 2014[24]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Our story". www.turnerandtownsend.com. Retrieved 2018-03-13.
  2. ^ "Our approach". www.turnerandtownsend.com. Retrieved 2018-03-13.
  3. ^ "Vincent Clancy: Executive Profile & Biography - Bloomberg". www.bloomberg.com. Retrieved 2018-03-13.
  4. ^ https://www.turnerandtownsend.com/en/insights/annual-review-2017-2018/
  5. ^ "Turner & Townsend plc: Private Company Information - Bloomberg". www.bloomberg.com. Retrieved 2018-03-13.
  6. ^ "TURNER & TOWNSEND INTERNATIONAL PLC". www.britishexpertise.org. Retrieved 2018-03-13.
  7. ^ "Top 150 consultants 2016". Building. Retrieved 2018-03-13.
  8. ^ "T&T lands double role on £1.5bn Heathrow programme". Building.
  9. ^ "Turner & Townsend to project-manage the Shard". Building Design.
  10. ^ "Turner and Townsend bags Sydney Rail Link contract". Building.
  11. ^ "Turner & Townsend wins role on floating LNG project". theconstructionindex.co.uk.
  12. ^ "Turner & Townsend win new runway contract for Hong kong Airport". builderandengineer.co.uk.
  13. ^ AMR. "Turner & Townsend Appointed to Carmichael Coal Mine". Australasian Mining Review.
  14. ^ CW Staff. "Turner & Townsend wins airport contract". constructionweekonline.com.
  15. ^ "Turner & Townsend Revitalizes Nissan North America's Brand Through Best Project Management Practices". pmi.org. Archived from the original on 2015-04-25.
  16. ^ "Home". www.turnerandtownsend.com. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
  17. ^ "Lenovo picks Turner & Townsend for high-rise R&D complex". theconstructionindex.co.uk.
  18. ^ "Winners | APM Project Management Awards 2017". www.apm.org.uk. Retrieved 2018-03-13.
  19. ^ "2017 Winners » The Building Awards 2017". The Building Awards 2017. Retrieved 2018-03-13.
  20. ^ "Building Award Winners: Chief executive of the year". Building.
  21. ^ "2014 Winners". The Building Awards 2015.
  22. ^ "2013 Winners". The Building Awards 2015.
  23. ^ "Queen's Awards recognise construction". theconstructionindex.co.uk.
  24. ^ "International Track 200 league table". fasttrack.co.uk. Archived from the original on 2015-05-01.