WSP and GENIVAR in South Africa
As well as our South African business being part of WSP Environment & Energy’s global operation, we are also part of WSP and GENIVAR.
WSP and GENIVAR
Together, WSP and GENIVAR are one of the world’s leading professional services firms. We provide services to transform the built environment and enhance the natural environment.
We have 14,500 employees based in more than 300 offices across 35 countries.
Our expertise ranges from land remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, and from developing the energy sources of the future to enabling new ways of extracting essential minerals.
Our presence in Africa
WSP and GENIVAR are one of the largest multi-disciplinary engineering consultancies in Africa, with offices across the African continent. WSP has been operating in Africa for over 12 years. We have particularly strong roots in South Africa where in 1999, WSP acquired a 76% share of the South African based WEVS Group. Since then we have continued to grow and evolve to become one of the top 5 consultancies in South Africa.
The diversity of expertise in our business is unparalleled in sub-Saraharan Africa and we are able to offer services for construction projects from cradle to grave, including:
- the environmental authorisation before the project begins
- the sustainable engineering design aspects of the development
- the IT facilities within the completed development
- the facilities management on the developers’ behalf
We have experts in civil engineering, in energy management, in structural and M&E engineering, in facilities management, in the environment, in health and safety, in coastal projects and in IT.