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Improving delivery certainty and outcomes

With an increasing focus on delivering complex infrastructure programmes that are safer, better, faster, greener and more efficient, we leverage the power of data and leading edge digital technology, optimise delivery models and behaviours to realise the full cultural and commercial potential and draw on our quality assurance and risk management experience in highly regulated, politically charged, stakeholder rich environments.

As your trusted delivery partner, we believe early engagement is vital. We will work with you from the outset to define what value means to you and to address some of the wider needs of society such as the drive towards net zero and enhancing social value. We believe close collaboration is the key to unlocking innovation and better ways to design, deliver and operate infrastructure. 

Harnessing data and digital technologies

In 2020, we started the implementation of our Smart Delivery Platform (SDP) which helps boost project performance through a strategic approach to merging and mining project data for a more in-depth understanding of your operations. SDP is proving to be an effective digital toolkit for de-risking a project through better, more accurate and valuable insights into your operations, which inform decision making and enable accurate and timely intervention.


Costain insights

Meet your experts

Leanne Coleman

Discipline lead for PMO and project controls

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Andrew Abu-Bakar

Head of risk services

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Digital solutions driving delivery certainty and outcomes



The role of leadership in risk management


Delivering decades of operational efficiency and certainty with through-life thinking


Rolling wave planning (part one) – the ebb and flow of planning major projects


Rolling wave planning (part two) - can it break on a fixed year financial funding model?