RSK Group acquires Ecologia Environmental Solutions

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Environmental, engineering and technical services consultancy, RSK Group, has announced the acquisition of Ecologia Environmental Solutions Ltd

Ecologia Environmental Solutions is a multidisciplinary site remediation specialist and will become the sixth acquisition for the RSK group this financial year.

With headquarters in Sittingbourne, Kent, further UK offices in Stafford and Devon, and an office in Bologna, Italy, Ecologia Environmental Solutions is a company of 45 people that provides innovative solutions for the investigation, assessment and remediation of contaminated land.

Founded in 2000, the company provides services in the area of contaminated land consultancy, site investigation and remediation, and specialised support for environmental claims.

Ecologia Environmental Solutions has previously supported RSK on a range of projects, most recently in Africa and the Dominican Republic. Joining forces will enable RSK to strengthen its internal site remediation resources and equipment, grow its remediation capability and expand into new markets.

RSK chief executive officer and founder, Alan Ryder, said: “RSK has already developed a good working relationship with Ecologia.

“It is a fantastic company that will complement RSK’s existing businesses, such as RemedX. Ecologia’s spill response work and experience in the insurance market will also complement RSK Response and RSK Raw. I am delighted to welcome Ecologia to the group and look forward to exploring new opportunities for us all.”

Ecologia Environmental Solutions will join RSK’s contracting division under the direction of RSK divisional director Claire Knighton. Ecologia will also continue to be led by current managing director Giacomo Maini.

Giacomo Maini, added: “Ecologia has an established and growing reputation in the contaminated land industry. We are looking forward to taking the next step with the support of RSK’s vast internal network and central resources.

“Joining forces will enable us to develop our core activities, expand our services and provide new opportunities for our employees.”

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