The Middle East was the best performing region for UK programme management consultant Turner & Townsend during the past financial year. Its revenues grew by 46 per cent, while the company also increased the number of staff it employs in the region by 52 per cent, taking its Middle East team to 205 people.

“Our Middle East operation had an outstanding year of growth, with revenue rising by nearly half (46 per cent) and our headcount by 52 per cent. We achieved this strong growth by focusing on delivering exceptional outcomes for our clients, investing in our capability and by strengthening our position across our three core sectors – property, infrastructure and natural resources,” says Mike Collings, Middle East managing director at Turner & Townsend.

The firm’s clients in the region include Doha-based Qatari Diar, Dubai’s Meraas Holding and Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden).

Globally, Turner & Townsend increased its turnover by 12 per cent to £357.4m ($605m) in the year ending 30 April 2014.

The company employs more than 3,660 staff across a global network of 87 offices.

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