Eco Logical Australia Joins Coffey, A Tetra Tech Company
03 February 2017
“ELA provides innovative, high-end environmental and ecological services and has built a strong presence in the Australian environmental sector. This acquisition expands our geographic footprint across Australia and enables us to bring leading technical solutions in the environmental and water markets to our Asia-Pacific clients,” said Dan Batrack, Tetra Tech Chairman and CEO.
Ron Chu, Coffey’s Chief Executive Officer, said “ELA is a perfect fit. Like Coffey and Tetra Tech, ELA has a reputation of leading with science. ELA scientists are foremost experts in bushfire and environmental consultancies and will enhance Coffey's capabilities in this area.”
“ELA's vision is to be the most sought-after environmental consultancy, and we see our joining Tetra Tech as a positive step in strengthening our market position,” said Andrew Morison, ELA's Chief Executive Officer. “It's an extraordinary opportunity for us to join a firm that not only expands our environmental capabilities but also brings a much broader service offering in the water sector, tapping into a large global network of technical experts. We are looking forward to being part of the team.”
Tetra Tech acquired Coffey, A Tetra Tech Company in early 2016, and the ELA acquisition is the next step in advancing Tetra Tech's strategy to be the premier provider of consulting and engineering services in each of the markets it serves in the Asia-Pacific region.
ELA will be known as Eco Logical Australia, A Tetra Tech Company. The existing ELA management structure will remain intact, with CEO Andrew Morison joining the Coffey management team.
About Eco Logical Australia
Eco Logical Australia is a multidisciplinary environmental consultancy providing innovative, high-quality professional services to clients across property, resources, government, and infrastructure. Since its founding in 2001, Eco Logical Australia has grown into one of Australia's leading environmental consulting firms, with more than 160 staff throughout the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia, and the Northern Territory.
About Tetra Tech and Coffey
Coffey was the first geotechnical firm in Australia, founded in 1959 by David Coffey. Since that time, Coffey has expanded its business to include environmental, project management, and testing services, providing value throughout the asset life cycle in the transport and property infrastructure, energy and resources, and international development sectors. Coffey employs 1,000 staff across Australia and New Zealand. In January 2016, Coffey was acquired by Tetra Tech.
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services. For more than 50 years, the Company has built a reputation for leading with science by providing innovative technical solutions to its clients. It supports commercial and government clients focused on water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech's headquarters are located in Pasadena, California, and it has operations in more than 100 countries, including Coffey in Australia. It employs approximately 16,000 associates in 400 offices worldwide.
Source: Coffey - www.coffey.com
Eco Logical Australia: http://www.ecoaus.com.au/
Tetra Tech: http://www.tetratech.com/en
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