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NCE100 | Royal HaskoningDHV

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Royal HaskoningDHV is an independent international engineering and project management consultancy with more than 6,000 professionals operating across the world guided by a common principle – to enhance society together.

Since 1881 Royal HaskoningDHV has been delivering futureproof solutions at the same time as addressing the challenges societies face. Working together with clients, knowledge institutions, partners, stakeholders and communities, Royal HaskoningDHV is dedicated to continuously work towards a better future for all.

The company’s strong maritime heritage has positioned it as world leader in the sector, providing technical excellence in the development of maritime and marine structures from shipyards to marine pipelines.

Wastewater treatment

Nereda is the company’s groundbreaking wastewater treatment process – purifying wastewater without chemicals using a patented technology. Royal HaskoningDHV has been commissioned by United Utilities to deliver the largest roll-out of Nereda in the UK at Kendal Wastewater Treatment works.

Royal HaskoningDHV is a leading consultancy in the offshore wind industry. The company’s project development and consent teams have helped achieve consent for 11,000MW of offshore wind projects. This huge portfolio of 19 major projects is spread across the UK, the Netherlands, Denmark, Poland and Germany.

The company’s flood risk management experts apply advanced solutions to areas at risk of flooding, from protecting communities in Moray, Scotland through state-of-the-art flood alleviation schemes, to Hoboken, New Jersey where it applied an innovative water management strategy in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

As a trust-based company with shares held in a single fund and with no outside influences, Royal HaskoningDHV’s employees have opportunities to shape its future. Employee engagement is a priority, and staff are currently playing a fundamental role in establishing a new corporate strategy. Tools such as Yammer are used to remove barriers between senior management and staff.

The company has recruited a new UK digital director to oversee its digital strategy. With BIM Level 2 accreditation under its belt, Royal HaskoningDHV is setting its sights on new and emerging technologies that will enhance its offer to clients. 


Key facts

NCE100 ranking: 8


  • Contribution to the Profession
  • Technology Trailblazer
  • Best Place to Work



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