Mott MacDonald, the global engineering, management and development consultancy, celebrated the inauguration of its new Bengaluru office yesterday, signalling the firm’s growing business in India and the wider region.
Inaugurated by Chandru K Iyer, Deputy High Commissioner for Karnataka and Kerala and HM Deputy Trade Commissioner – South Asia, the new office adds to Mott MacDonald’s existing network of principal offices in Delhi-Noida, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Chennai as well as over 20 site offices.
Mott MacDonald has been in India for over 50 years working with a wide range of national and international clients, including the Government of India, the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, TATA and JCB.
Mott MacDonald works across urban planning, transport, manufacturing and industrial design, energy, built environment, skills development, water, and health.
The opening of the office was attended by Shiva Sankar Acharya, Managing Director for South Asia at Mott MacDonald, Lijo George, Manager of Global Delivery Services for India, along with senior staff and staff members from the new office.
Chandru K Iyer, Deputy High Commissioner for Karnataka and Kerala and HM Deputy Trade Commissioner – South Asia, said: “I am glad to see British companies increasing their footprint in India and across South Asia. Mott MacDonald has worked on many large-scale and iconic projects and has been delivering positive outcomes that touch people’s lives. I look forward to celebrating more of their success stories, as they grow and expand.”
Shiva Sankar Acharya said: “This new office reflects our continued drive for growth in a hugely important region, and I would like to thank the Deputy High Commissioner and the Department of International Trade for their continued support. Our purpose at Mott MacDonald is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.”
Ashley Taylor, Director of Global Delivery Services at Mott MacDonald, said: “I am delighted we are opening this larger office in Bengaluru. This is an exciting expansion of Mott MacDonald in India and reflects our ambition and status as a supplier of excellent services to Indian clients and Mott MacDonald’s global clients.”