We’re the association for the UK’s professional consultancies and engineering companies operating in the social and economic infrastructure sectors.
The Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) champions infrastructure to government and other stakeholders, representing the views of around 450 members.
Our members employ over 60,000 in UK and 250,000 worldwide, contributing more than £15 billion to the UK economy.
They have worked on some of our most high-profile infrastructure to date: Crossrail, Thames Tideway, HS1 & 2, the Queensferry Crossing and Heathrow Terminals 2/3 and 5.
WHAT IS CONSULTING ENGINEERING?
Consulting Engineering is a professional service which works across a range of sectors key to the national economy: construction, energy, infrastructure, transport and utilities.
Some of the services offered by consultant engineers include surveying, feasibility studies, landscape design, urban planning, structural design, flood risk management, disaster relief, transport planning and business consultancy.
Consulting Engineering is a professional service which works across a range of sectors key to the national economy: construction, energy, infrastructure, transport a…
We represent the views of around 450 businesses working in consultancy and engineering from the very large, to the small and specialist.
Our members are among some of the world’s leading consultancy and engineering companies, renowned for the quality of their work and in-demand to help deliver key infrastructure projects in the UK and abroad.
All our members are listed here.
We represent the views of around 450 businesses working in consultancy and engineering from the very large, to the small and specialist. Our members are among some…
To be the single unified voice for organisations providing professional services in the natural and built environment.
ACE promotes the interests of over 440 UK consultancy and engineering companies delivering professional services in the natural and built environment employing over 60,000 in UK and 250,000 worldwide and contributing £15 billion to the UK economy.
- Passion for Consultancy and Engineering;
- Commitment to delivering service excellence;
- Encouragement of collaborative and innovative working;
- Commitment to diversity and inclusion;
- Commitment to attracting best talent to the industry;
- Representing ethical behaviour and integrity.
HOW WE WORK
Our Board is responsible for the strategic direction and corporate development of the organisation and meets four times in a year. Members are representative of our membership body and a different chair is elected each year. Our Advisory board provide ACE with key political and industry connections and meet twice a year.
ACE’s groups provide our members with local networking opportunities, help establish our opinion and policy and explore interests of critical importance to our members’ business interests, no matter their size.
Through our sister organisation, the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC), we are the voice of the green economy and we also support Sustainable Smart Cities which brings together smart technology and big data to encourage the development of cleaner, greener and more sustainable cities.
Based in our London offices, our passionate and enthusiastic team are dedicated to supporting our members and championing infrastructure.
The Board oversees our work and the strategic direction of ACE, while the Advisory Board provides our members with key political and industry connexions.
ACE Chair 2018-19
Managing Director, UK
ACE Immediate Past Chair
Peter Brett Associates
Chair of ACE International Business group
Managing Director, Strategic Advisory
Chair of Scotland Regional Group
Hurley Palmer Flatt
Chair of Major Projects group
Chief Executive Officer
AECOM UK & Ireland
European Highways Managing Director
Chair of SME Forum
Chair of Emerging Professionals
Chair of Large Consultancy group
Vice Chair (Future of Consultancy)
Business Line Director
Vice Chair (SMEs and Devolved Nations
Chair of ACE Midlands
Infrastructure Regional Director
Chair of ACE Northern Ireland
JCP Consulting Limited
Vice Chair (Voice of Consultancy)
Business Development Director
Association for Consultancy and Engineering
Chair of Wales
Professor Roger Flanagan
Construction Management & Engineering
University of Reading
Sir Vivian Ramsey
WORKING FOR US
ACE's team is made up of talented people united in their aim to support their members and champion consultancy and engineering to government and other stakeholders. Interested in joining us? Explore current opportunities here.Current vacancies