16 September 2009

Opus International Consultants’ (Opus) Welsh Offices, based in Cardiff and Rossett, has won the prestigious Constructing Excellence Wales Award in the category ‘Leadership and People Development’. Opus are now through to the National Awards final to be held at Lords Cricket Ground on the 19th November, after being named regional winners at the Awards ceremony at the new Cardiff stadium last week.

Commenting on the win, Huw Edwards, Opus’ Cardiff Office Director said; “As a company, we place great investment in our people and we are delighted to receive this recognition from the industry.”

The judges were looking for an organisation displaying improvements driven from a commitment to people development and who have enlightened clients through investment in leadership and training.

Opus’ development programme includes Study Awards and a Cadet Scheme (to encourage young people to enter the engineering profession) as well as annual internal awards to recognise talent. Mark Valentine, Rossett Office Director added, “We strive to provide excellent service delivery to our clients and this award is a great accolade of our achievements.”

Clients supporting Opus in the Award include The North Wales NHS Trust and Cadw (Welsh Assembly Government's historic environment division) who the company has provided engineering services on a range of projects across Wales. 

Veryards & Partners began in Wales in 1959, and became part of Opus International Consultants in 2004. The company has undertaken prestigious projects with both public and private sector clients and clients also include Network Rail, Cardiff University, Interserve and Welsh Assembly Government.

Milica Kitson, Chief Executive of Constructing Excellence in Wales said: “The award winners are the best of the best and proof that the collaborative approach to the management of projects delivers outstanding performance and results every time.”

For further information please contact:

Beverley Chiang (Marketing & Business Development Manager)
Tel: 07786 650 009
Email: Beverley.Chiang@opusjoynespike.co.uk


Helen Gallagher (Marketing and Communications Co-ordinator)
Tel: 0115 9246400
Email: Helen.Gallagher@opusinternational.co.uk