Best Delivery of Business Change

This award recognises and celebrates an engineering consultancy firm which has implemented a successful change in its business during the last 18 months; be that a successful merger, acquisition, creation of a new division or establishing a new culture within the business.

Dice Consulting Engineers

The team at Dice have collectively implemented a significant step change in its business. Being a young, thriving company, with an existing structure in place, the directors identified that to continue its growth plan but more importantly to build resilience, action was needed to enable every part of the company to flourish, including its team, its services and capabilities and its financial performance. Subsequently, this has also benefitted Dice’s clients as they can access additional services, and supply chain partners are able to be more involved in shared projects. The major catalyst of the success of the change was having the whole team on board. From the outset Dice created open, two-way communication, using multiple channels to discuss the why, the plans, the activity and how each member of the team would be involved and affected. Feedback was welcomed and played a considerable part in the process and success.

MHB Consultants

MHB Consultants has revolutionised itself over the past18-months through strategic initiatives. We have been establishing a culture of employee ownership through our Employee Ownership Trust, which has has fostered 24% increase in staff numbers (55% since we became Employee Owned in July 2020), 10% revenue growth in 2023 despite challenging economic conditions, and expanded our geographical reach, having opened our newest office in London in May 2022. Service diversification into new markets including Power and Water has also reduced reliance on any single sector. Investment in staff development supplemented by our ICE approved training scheme with a rolling programme of business, technical and softer management/people skills has helped us to solidify our commitment to offering practical solutions while saving money for our clients. We are a model for sustainable growth, employee engagement, and client satisfaction, making us a strong contender for the ICE's "Best Delivery of Business Change" award.

Mott MacDonald

To help our infrastructure clients better solve their increasingly complex challenges and opportunities, Mott MacDonald has accelerated its advisory services growth strategy. We embarked on changing our traditional engineering focused business model to better match the needs of our clients by integrating our advisory expertise with our technical domain knowledge, digital innovation and consulting excellence. To realise our ambition, an internal structural change and an internal and external cultural, mindset shift was needed. We created two new portfolios that brought together cross discipline capabilities, implemented an effective communication and engagement campaign and compelling value proposition. This was essential to change our profile in the market for clients and partners, and for our employees. Our people were and remain at the centre of our business change, providing enhanced career growth opportunities.

Patrick Parsons

Patrick Parsons, an engineering consultancy firm, successfully navigated challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and financial turmoil to embark on a transformative journey over the past 18 months. Our objective, 'Our Transformation', aimed to unify several independent entities under one umbrella, establishing a new culture and achieving financial scalability. Through strategic initiatives focused on culture, employee development, client relationships, organizational effectiveness, and system improvements, we fostered a cohesive culture, promoted professional growth, doubled client acquisitions, streamlined processes, and enhanced financial performance. Our commitment to resilience, adaptability, and excellence positions us as a deserving candidate for the Best Delivery of Business Change Award, showcasing our unwavering dedication to innovation and success.


WSP aspires to be the undisputed leader in our industry. WSP's UK Growth Strategy for 22 – 24 is centred around our people, clients, and projects. A key enabler to the growth strategy has been the recent acquisitions which have expanded our service offerings, benefited clients, and extended our footprint into adjacent markets. Our Integration Project Management Office (PMO) team played a pivotal role in overseeing the acquisitions of Capita Real Estate & Infrastructure, GL Hearn, Wood Group’s Environment & Infrastructure business achieving remarkable results. The expertise gained from these acquisitions allows WSP to enhance its delivery for clients by effectively consolidating knowledge and expertise across sectors and capabilities, offering enhanced and comprehensive solutions tailored to our clients' unique needs.