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On May 10th the company informed that they are pleased to unveil WSP’s new brand identity, which speaks to the intelligence and complexity of engineering, while bringing together the combined history of over 85 firms that have joined us in the past five years. 

In April, 2017 WSP Polska Sp. z o.o. moved to a new office. The current office is located in the Proximo I building, 68 Prosta Street in Warsaw.


In 2016 Alexandre L’Heureux, our former Chief Financial Officer, transitioned to the role of President and Chief Executive Officer. Under his leadership, we made the important decision to bring together our different firms to unite under a single brand: WSP.


On the 15th, January 2015, WSP Enviro Sp. z o.o., providing environmental and sustainability consulting services, has officially become part of WSP Polska Sp. z o.o. Together, 100+ engineers and consultants provide integrated design and consulting services in the Warsaw office.


On October 31st, 2014, the transaction to acquire Parsons Brinckerhoff was closed.  Long recognized as one of the world's leading transportation engineering firms, Parsons Brinckerhoff’s expertise enhances WSP in providing comprehensive services for all types of infrastructure projects including power, buildings, water/wastewater, mining and community development. WSP, through its acquisition of Parsons Brinckerhoff, has approximately 32,000 employees, mainly engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, other design professionals, as well as various environmental experts, based in more than 500 offices, across 39 countries, on 5 continents. WSP, including Parsons Brinckerhoff, had pro forma revenues of $4.5 billion for the 12 months ended December 31, 2013.

WSP also acquired Focus, Technip TPS and Winward, increasing its expertise in geomatics, in buildings and infrastructure engineering.  The acquisitions grew our client base and our presence in Alberta, France, the U.S. and Australia.

On January 1st, 2014, the Company reorganized its corporate structure to create a parent company named WSP Global Inc. and adopted a common brand, WSP, thus creating a united company with one strategy and one vision.


WSP was ranked 16th in the Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top 225 International Design Firms and 17th in the Top 150 Global Design Firms list.


On August 1st, 2012, WSP and GENIVAR merge, creating a world-class professional services firm with approximately 15,000 employees, working in over 300 offices on every continent. The merger brought together two successful and ambitious companies with complementary strategies, positioning for diversified global growth and delivering to a wide range of sectors with worldwide skills but minimal geographic or client overlap.


2008: WSP produces record financial results, with a total headcount of over 10,000 staff at the end of the year.

2012: GENIVAR included in the TSX /S&P Composite Index

2007: Further acquisitions in Australia, Germany, US and Middle East reinforce WSP’s profile as a global consultant. Staff reaches 8,000 and turnover of £450m.

2012: Strengthen presence in Colombia through the acquisition of Consultores Regionales Asociados CRA S.A.S. ("CRA").

2005/6: WSP gains a meaningful presence in the Middle East with two acquisitions in the region.

2011: The GENIVAR Income Fund is converted to a public company, GENIVAR Inc., still listed on the TSX with the symbol GNV. The Company is now established in all ten Canadian provinces.

2003: Scandinavian presence increased with acquisition of three Finnish companies.  WSP now has a global presence across four continents, is in the top twenty consultancies worldwide and is one of the world’s leading engineers of high-rise buildings.

2011: Staff reaches 5,000 and net revenues exceed CAD $ 500 M for the first time.

2002: In Poland, WSP Enviro Sp. z o.o. is established, under the authority of WSP Environmental Ltd.

2007: Employee numbers rise above 2,000.

2001: The acquisition of Jacobson & Widmark (J&W) in Sweden and two smaller Finnish consultancies makes WSP Group one of Europe’s largest consultants, with 4,600 staff.  Turnover reaches £250m.

2006-2012: With the addition of over 60 firms GENIVAR becomes one of the largest professional services firms in Canada, with offices in all regions.

2000: Entry into US market through the acquisitions of Flack + Kurtz and the Cantor Seinuk Group.  Further expansion into Asia.

2006: GENIVAR is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange as an income fund.

1999: WSP Polska Sp. z o.o. is established. The company employs 3 people in the Warsaw office.

2004: International expansion begins with the opening of a Caribbean office.

1996-1999: Further acquisitions in the UK and South Africa. By the end of the decade WSP is a leading UK consultancy with 2000 staff and £100m turnover.

1993-2006: Acquiring some 30 firms GENIVAR becomes a multi-disciplinary firm with operations across Quebec and enters the Ontario market. 

1995: Overseas expansion begins with the formation of WSP Asia.  WSP Environmental is launched.

1993: Geographic expansion begins with the acquisition of three firms in Montreal. The name is changed to GENIVAR.

1990-1995: UK-based acquisitions add structural and civil engineering capability to WSP’s skills portfolio.

1990-1992: Groupe-Conseil Solivar acquires two firms active in the municipal infrastructure, transportation and environment markets, establishing its multi-disciplinary full-service approach.

1987: WSP floats on the London Stock Exchange with 80 staff and £3.2m turnover.

1987: The firms merge to become Groupe-Conseil Solivar Inc.

1969: The original company WSP (William Sale Partnership) is established as a building services consultancy in Surrey, UK.

1959: Engineering Services firms, G.B.G.M. Ltd and Les Consultants Dupuis, Côté Inc., begin operating in Quebec City.