Annual review 2018-2019

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Strength in diversity

With nine years' consecutive growth and turnover reaching £640m for the year ending 30 April 2019, it has been another strong year for the business.

This strong performance has been driven by our diverse business model and continued investment in our people to build capacity around our global footprint.

Vincent Clancy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
"I believe we can have the greatest impact by helping our industry modernise and build solutions to tackle the challenges we now face."

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Our sectors

Our sectors have delivered strong revenue growth with a 15 percent increase in real estate, infrastructure revenue up 21 percent and natural resources increasing by eight percent.

This has been driven by fast growth in the high tech and manufacturing sector, and increased data centre demand from global technology clients, unprecedented global infrastructure investment and stabilising commodity prices, which have shored up confidence and investment in the natural resources sector.

Real estate

Neil Bullen Global Managing Director, Real Estate
"We have seen a marked change in the way real estate is being used, as ever-evolving workforce and operational change creates a ‘wave of disruption’ across the sector."

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Infrastructure

Murray Rowden Regional Managing Director, Americas and Global Head of Infrastructure
"Owners and investors are assessing the impact of infrastructure programmes and considering their legacy, whether that is via job creation, upskilling workers or wider socio-economic and environmental benefits."

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Natural resources

Andy Aston Global Head of Natural Resources
"The last 12 months has seen many of our natural resources clients rethinking their strategies to support a decarbonised future."

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Our people and corporate responsibility

Guided by the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), we are a responsible and supportive employer. This provides us with a clear competitive advantage, ensuring we continue to grow at pace.

Empowering people

Duncan McIndoe Global HR Director
"Our people provide the foundations for our continued success. In the last 12 months we grew significantly: Turner & Townsend now employs more than 6,100 people, and as we expand, we are offering more opportunities around the world."

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Lydia Parnell Global Corporate Responsibility Manager
"In order to help our society to overcome its biggest challenges, we are building a platform for growth by empowering our people, partnering with our clients and leading industry debate."

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Sustainable growth

Jeremy Lathom-Sharp Finance Director
"The financial performance in the year to 30 April 2019 has once again been very strong with the results showing significant revenue growth, margin improvement and excellent cash generation."

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Regions

We experienced strong growth globally and three of our seven regions have achieved net revenue growth rates in excess of 20 percent. Net revenue has grown by 29 percent in the Americas and in Europe we posted strong results, up 33 percent on the previous year. We also secured strong growth in the UK, our largest region.

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