It’s who we are

Founded in 1970, RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 consultants and service providers. Located in 125 countries across all six continents we define, design and manage projects that create shared value to a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

We work across six sectors: property, energy, transport, water, resources, defence and government services. Our services span twelve clusters: project and program management; design and development; water services; environment; advisory and management consulting; exploration and development; planning and approvals; health, safety and risk; oceans and coastal; laboratories; training and communication and creative services.

We stand out for our clients by using deep expertise to solve problems that matter, making them easy to understand and by being easy to work with.

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OUR BRAND ETHOS

Why we exist, what we do and how we work. This is our purpose, our promise and our behaviours.

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We solve problems that matter

AT THE FOREFRONT OF AN INCREASINGLY COMPLEX WORLD

Navigating the nuances of a volatile, ambiguous and complex landscape with global perspective.

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We make it easy to connect

WE MAKE DOING BUSINESS EASY
5600
Talented people
125
Countries
6
Sectors
12
Diverse service areas

LEADING THE WAY

RPS was founded in 1970 by a passionate team of academics in Oxfordshire. They shared a dream of creating an environmental planning practice dedicated to making the world a better place.

RPS played a leading role in raising awareness on the importance of balance to protect the environment itself and the welfare of the people living in it.

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Since then, we’ve grown organically and through planned acquisitions into the global firm we are today.

Today, tomorrow and together our founders’ principles remain at our core where we continue to find unexpected answers to shape our environmental, social and economic landscapes.