Consultant is the first built asset consultant to be awarded the European accreditation

Consultant EC Harris has become the first built asset consultant to achieve corporate accreditation by the Association for Project Management for its alignment with best practice in project management and development of the skills of its project managers.

Brian Snowdon and Keith Andrews of EC Harris, Andrew Bragg chief executive of the APM

The APM is the largest independent professional body of its kind in Europe, aiming to develop and promote project management across all sectors of industry and setting the benchmark for excellence in the field. It is also currently seeking chartered status on behalf of the UK project management profession.

Liz Wilson, head of Professional Standards and Knowledge at the APM, said: “EC Harris’ project management processes are well deserved of accreditation status. The built asset consultancy is our first professional services firm to receive this recognition, and we hope it encourages others to follow as it reinforces the professional approach to project management that we continue to champion.”

Keith Andrews, Partner at EC Harris adds; “Recognition of EC Harris’ project management processes by the leading industry body enables us to stand out as an exemplar in the development of project management professionals and assists us in attracting and retaining the best talent in project management.”