JMP and SIAS Successfully Integrate with SYSTRA
5 December 2016

JMP and SIAS Successfully Integrate with SYSTRA

Following SYSTRA’s successful acquisition of both JMP and SIAS earlier this year, its UK Directors are delighted with the swift progress made on integrating the companies and can announce that everything is on track for a formal start to the new fully integrated SYSTRA business from 1 January 2017.

Gordon Baker, outgoing CEO of JMP, is pleased with the positive response of all JMP staff to the new SYSTRA experience and would like to reassure JMP clients that each and every project will continue to be taken forward by existing delivery teams with the added benefit of wider capabilities from within SYSTRA where appropriate.

SIAS Director Bob Nicol said, “The integration with SYSTRA presents a great opportunity for our staff to continue to develop their expertise within a specialist transport consultancy.”

SYSTRA Group COO Andrew McNaughton said, “The UK is a key market for Systra and in 2016 we have significantly increased the scale of our business and the breadth of expertise through the acquisition of JMP and SIAS. Our teams have worked closely during the year on establishing our wider service offer as well as increasing our footprint throughout the UK and beyond.”

Notes to Editor

In the UK, SYSTRA Ltd provides Transport Planning Consultancy and Rail and Urban Transport engineering services. We work with our clients to think through complex issues concerning the location and movement of people, goods and services – as well as helping them maximise the potential of their own businesses. We have been providing transport consultancy services in the UK for over 40 years.

SYSTRA Ltd is a UK registered subsidiary of SYSTRA Group.

SIAS Ltd and JMP Consultants Ltd will cease trading on 31 December 2016.

SYSTRA has an ambitious plan to double its turnover, profitability and workforce by 2018 while maintaining its technical excellence. Within this strategy the UK has been identified as a major growth market for SYSTRA.

In the UK SYSTRA has nearly 500 staff. Throughout the world we have 5,400 staff.

SYSTRA is currently working a diverse range of UK projects, from helping manage the delivery of Crossrail, to providing transport advice to facilitate economic development to the north of the Nissan Sunderland car plant, to working to promote active travel for primary school children in Dundee.

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