WSP hopes 150-strong American engineering consultant will increase sustainable presence

WSP Group has acquired US-based SEi Companies.

Chris Cole WSP
WSP chief executive Chris Cole

The engineering consultant will has 150 staff and specialises M&E, plumbing, fire protection, sustainable design and communication technologies engineering.

Robert Gracilieri, CEO of SEi Companies said: “Our expertise and dedication to green/sustainable building design makes us a natural match”.

WSP chief executive Chris Cole said: "We believe our existing international footprint of offices will provide a constant flow of opportunities to develop the businesses."

SEi's current projects include the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and Yale University in New Haven.