Turner & Townsend and EC Harris are top earning consultants on 2012 projects so far, according to newly released figures

Consultants Turner & Townsend and EC Harris have bagged over £3.5m between them in fees working on the Olympics, new figures released yesterday have revealed.

In a parliamentary answer Olympics minister Tessa Jowell confirmed that Turner & Townsend had earned £2,013,870 for its procurement advice and EC Harris bagged £1,532,728 in earnings for transport advice. This was for work for the Olympics Delivery Agency from 2005/06 to July 2008.

Other major earners included:

  • Parsons Brinckerhoff, £365,309 for its sustainability advice
  • Arup, £377,253, for design, transport and infrastructure consultancy
  • Capita Symonds, £107,518, project management support
  • John Rowan & Partners, £122, 414 procurement adviser.

The highest earning firm from the list was Ernst & Young, which has made £8.3m from work on the 2012 scheme.

Jowell was responding to a question from Liberal Democrat MP Don Foster. For a full breakdown of fees earn by consultants see the link below.

Building the 2012 Olympics timeline