Acuity

/ə’kju:rti/noun

Sharpness & clarity of thought & perception.

We are the advisory business from the Atkins Group.

We help to successfully deliver our clients’ big ambitions for infrastructure and energy, worldwide.

The Acuity way is results-driven and engineering-led, to make our partnerships higher value and more rewarding.

EXPERTISE

Together, our core areas of expertise enable us to deliver seamless, results-driven advisory solutions.

Strategic planning
Transport

  • We help clients to develop, articulate and realise a vision for developing efficient and sustainable transport systems.

Strategic planning
Energy and Water

  • We help governments, regulators and utility companies improve the planning, effectiveness and efficiency of energy and water provision in developing countries.

Cities and urban
infrastructure

  • We help our clients develop, test and implement their visions, strategies and plans for cities and urban areas

Portfolio, programme
and asset management

  • We work with organisations to strengthen their asset management capabilities and obtain relevant certifications, by establishing processes and up-skilling their employees.

Financing Group

  • We help clients to ensure their infrastructure & real estate projects are bankable in the international market and assist clients in raising capital to finance these projects.

SERVICES

We bring together our deep experience and knowledge to advise and help our clients. Here’s how we bring them together to address specific challenges:

These are the ways we bring together our deep experience and knowledge to advise and help our clients, across sectors and regions.

Working with clients to achieve their visions for efficient and sustainable transport systems. The advisory team cover policy and strategy, as well as mechanisms and due diligence to assure programme preparation, management and delivery.

Main Offerings
  • Transport Strategy
  • Institutional Capacity Building
  • Value in Transport
  • Innovation in Transport

Helping governments, regulators and utility companies improve the planning and efficiency of energy and water vision in developing countries.

Main Offerings
  • Strategic Planning
  • Sector Reform & Regulatory Support

Developing and testing visions, strategies and plans for clients’ cities and urban areas. Working across both private and public sectors, combining commercial and technical expertise at every stage to deliver strong results and lasting legacies.

Main Offerings
  • Cities Diagnostic / Future Proofing Cities
  • Developer Strategy
  • Development Proposition
  • Transformation Programs

Developing and testing visions, strategies and plans for clients’ cities and urban areas. Working across both private and public sectors, combining commercial and technical expertise at every stage to deliver strong results and lasting legacies.

Main Offerings
  • Project Management Functional Maturity Assessment
  • Portfolio Prioritisation & Optimisation
  • Portfolio Management Office Set-up & Operation
  • Programme Management Office Set-up & Operation
  • BIM & Asset Management

Helping governments, regulators and utility companies improve the planning and efficiency of energy and water provision in developing countries.

Main Offerings
  • Financial Advisory
  • Finance raising
  • Economics

people

We believe that better partnerships lead to
better results for all. Our people and their
depth of experience and skill are key to that.

Johan Hesselsøe

Regional managing director: Middle East and Africa

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Dale Potts

Communications director

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Frank Brennan

Finance director

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Chris Box

Director – infrastructure finance

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David Cox

Associate director

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Kathleen McGrail

Global Service Lead: Cities & Urban Infrastructure

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Sharing our latest news, perspectives and clear thinking
on key areas and issues in infrastructure and energy.

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Careers

We're always interested to hear from talented individuals with relevant experience. Please take a look at the Atkins careers website to find suitable career opportunities.

Contact

We're a global business: find someone

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Acuity location: Africa

Africa

Michael Traem

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Acuity location: South East Asia

Asia

Chris Box

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Acuity location: Europes

UK & Europe

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Acuity location: Middle East

Middle East

Johan Hesselsøe

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