What We Do


World Class, World-wide Services

Performance, cost, value and risk/uncertainty are inextricably linked. Many related aspects are viewed subjectively by different stakeholders and under varying conditions, pressures & time frames for each.
In order to resolve disagreement and to control scope creep, schedule disruption and budget overruns, we assist clients on many topics in optimizing performance and cost for programs and major projects. Our portfolio of successes includes a wide range of major infrastructure programs and projects in over 25 countries. 
Performance & Cost Optimization (PCO) Framework

Our EVOLVE - 360 PCO services  focus on setting effective strategic direction, re-alignment, program turnaround, resolution of deadlock, schedule acceleration, constructability improvements, risk definition, cost avoidance, stakeholder consensus / endorsement building, embedding of change.

Application Areas:
  • Accelerated Master Planning & Consensus Building
  • Identification / Selection of Optimum Concept
  • Smoother Program & Project(s) Delivery
  • Optimized Service Delivery
  • Change Management

Huge Savings with Balanced Focus

Our services maximize benefits and significantly Increase return-on-investment. As such, we focus on innovative long-term solutions and embedding sustainable outcomes.

Our guidance in identification of opportunities for functionality improvements, schedule optimization, risk reduction and cost avoidance, has led to savings of many hundreds of millions of dollars. For example $100 Mn. CAPEX saving and functionality enhancement at the tendering stage of an EPC offshore project.

Typical outcomes are: 

  • Stakeholder agreement on priorities and plans
  • Optimized total cost of ownership and implementation scheduling
  • Avoidance of waste and rework
  • Revitalization of non-performing programs and projects; resolution of deadlock
  • Balanced economic, environmental and socially responsible decisions 
  • Confidence that programs and projects will perform as required, along with smoother key authorization approvals to proceed further. Validation/verification of proposals.
Our services include:
  • Independent reviews and in-depth, facilitated team studies & innovation workshops
  • Scenario planning, comparison & development 
  • Options identification and selection, including concept development
  • Task force leadership and facilitation of planning and development processes 
  • Collaboration and stakeholder consensus-building techniques
  • Facilitation of multi-discipline performance reviews to optimize outputs or rectify major shortcomings
  • Business process improvement; productivity enhancement; cycle time reduction
  • Strategic/master planning; conceptual options identification & selection
  • Independent assessments and executive reporting of the likelihood of success of ongoing programs & projects
  • Formal certification of best value programs and projects 
  • Training of team members in basic and advanced program & project management practices. Introduction of value enhancing processes and procedures.
For over 25 years, we have been delivering planning, optimization, advisory, assurance, facilitation and training services to funding agencies, owner, consultant and contractor organizations. Our range of processes, techniques and tools applies to programs, projects, products and systems. Choices between project improvement techniques and tools can be bewildering, with so many seeming to claim to do the same thing (sometimes, allegedly better, faster and cheaper).  We have extensive experience across a range of application areas and can advise clients on the most appropriate use of different approaches.
Our processes focus on identifying best overall performance & value for a range of business / service undertakings internationally, including:
  • Airport authorities
  • Commercial developers
  • Energy companies 
  • Environmental authorities
  • Development consortia
  • Government services
  • Flood protection
  • Health authorities
  • Highway & transit authorities
  • Industrial services; manufacturers
  • Institutional facility providers
  • Learning facilities providers
  • Major pipeline operators
  • Mining and resources companies
  • Municipal service providers
  • Oil, gas & petrochemical companies
  • Offshore facility developers & operators
  • Rail service providers
  • Recreational facility providers
  • Water & waste-water service providers
  • Waste management organizations.

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