Awards & rankings

We're committed to excellence and take great pride in the performance of our projects and people. Together with our clients and partners, we celebrate our success and value the below recognition of our achievements.

Recent rankings & recognition

 

Beaton Research & Consulting, Australia – Client Choice Awards

  • 2017 Best Provider to Mining, Oil & Gas
  • 2017 finalist for categories: Best Consulting Engineering Firm, Power & Utilities, and Most Client Focused Consulting Engineer (Mark Monaghan, Market Leader Water in Victoria)

Engineering News Record

  • 2017 Top 500 Design Firms: GHD ranked #29 overall, #13 in hazardous waste, #11 in water, #16 in sewer and waste, #21 in international markets, #11 among pure design firms

Randstad Australia

  • 2017 #5 most attractive employer to work for in Australia and #1 in Engineering Sector

Inside Waste Magazine

  • 2017 Best Waste Consultant in Australia

IBIS World

  • 2016 Top 500 Private Companies in Australia: GHD ranked #18 based on revenue
  • 2016 List of 100 Best Performing Australian Enterprises: GHD ranked #80 based on average return on shareholder funds after tax

Environment Analyst

  • 2016 - #11 in environment consulting revenue – Global Environmental Consulting Strategies and Competitor Analysis Report

CSX Corporation, US

  • 2017 Award of Excellence (for being an integral part of CSX’s emergency response efforts) Gold Shovel Standard, USA (safety)
  • 2016 Gold Shovel Standard certification (uniform standard for excavation safety)

New Civil Engineer, UK

  • 2016 #26 Top Civil Engineering Company

Australian Association of Graduate Employers

  • 2017 #57 in Top 75 Graduate Employers List

Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility

  • 2014 Ranked as one of the top 10 leaders in CSR in ANZ according to the State of Corporate Social Responsibility in ANZ Annual Review

Australian Defence Magazine

  • 2015 #36 in Top 40 Australian Defence Contractors

Australian Department of Defence – Defence Teaming Centre’s Annual Awards

  • 2015 Health & Safety Award – Category of businesses with more than 100 people

Australian HR Institute

  • 2016 Dame Quentin Bryce Award for Gender Equity in the Workplace

Building Design World Architecture Survey

  • 2017 GHDWoodhead ranked #71 in top 100 architecture practices globally
  • 2017 GHDWoodhead ranked #3 in top 100 architecture practices in Australasia
  • 2016 GHDWoodhead ranked #90 in top 100 architecture practices globally
  • 2016 GHDWoodhead ranked #6 in top 100 architecture practices in Australasia

CareerTrackers – Indigenous Employment Program

  • 2014 Major Partner & Supporter Award, CareerTrackers Student Association
  • 2014 Academic Excellence Award – Harry Gleeson

Chevron Environmental Management Company Supplier Recognition Program, US

  • 2017 A Rating for Safety & Execution

Consult Australia

  • 2016 High Commendation for Diversity, Consult Australia

New Zealand Property Council

  • 2017 Excellence Award, Tourism & Leisure Category

Property Council of Australia

  • 2017 Finalist Award for Diversity >250 employees

Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Australia

  • 2016 WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation

Women in Resources, NT, Australia

  • 2017 Excellence in Diversity Program Award

Women in Resources, Tasmania, Australia

  • 2017 Excellence in Diversity Programs and Performance Award

World Architecture Top 100 Listing

  • 2017 GHDWoodhead #3 among Australasia-based practices and #71 globally

 

View our previous rankings and recognition below:

Australian Association of Graduate Employers

  • 2017 #57 in Top 75 Graduate Employers List
  • 2015 #14 in Top 40 Interns Program 2015

Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility

  • 2014 Ranked as one of the top 10 leaders in CSR in ANZ according to the State of Corporate Social Responsibility in ANZ Annual Review

Australian Defence Magazine

  • 2015 #36 in Top 40 Australian Defence Contractors
  • 2014 #37 in Top 40 Australian Defence Contractors

Australian Department of Defence – Defence Teaming Centre’s Annual Awards

  • 2015 Health & Safety Award – Category of businesses with more than 100 people

Australian HR Institute

  • 2016 Dame Quentin Bryce Award for Gender Equity in the Workplace

BP Australia [BP Accreditor Contractor Program]

  • 2014 Certificate of High Achievement - in recognition of attaining high standards in Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) Management systems

Building Design World Architecture Survey

  • 2016 GHD Woodhead ranked #90 in top 100 architecture practices globally
  • 2016 GHD Woodhead ranked #6 in top 100 architecture practices in Australasia
  • 2013 Ranked 2nd in top 10 architectural firms Australasia

Business News WA

  • 2016 GHD Woodhead ranked #9 Architecture, #8 Interior Design, #15 Town Planning and #6 Landscape Architecture across Western Australia

CareerTrackers

  • 2014 Major Partner & Supporter Award, CareerTrackers Student Association
  • 2014 Academic Excellence Award – Harry Gleeson

Chilean Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (AIC)

  • 2015 Health & Safety Award – Category of businesses with more than 100 people

Consult Australia

  • 2016 High Commendation for Diversity, Consult Australia
  • 2015 Large Firm of the Year, Consult Australia
  • 2015 Diversity Award – Highly Commended for GHD's Diversity & Inclusion Step Up Plan
  • 2013 Excellence Award – Diversity – GHD’s Indigenous Action Plan, Women in GHD and Youth Programs
  • 2013 High Commendation – Development of People – GHD Innovation Team’s Smart Seeds Program

Engineers Australia

  • 2014 Most Outstanding Company in Gender Diversity

Engineering News Record

  • 2017 Top 500 Design Firms: GHD ranked #29 overall, #13 in hazardous waste, #11 in water, #16 in sewer and waste, #21 in international markets, #11 among pure design firms
  • 2016 #7 in Sewer & Solid Waste (Global Sourcebook Survey)
  • 2016 #8 in Telecommunications (Global Sourcebook Survey)
  • 2016 #20 in General Building (Global Sourcebook Survey)
  • 2016 #23 in Water Supply (Global Sourcebook Survey)
  • 2016 #34 in Transportation (Global Sourcebook Survey)
  • 2016 #41 in Petroleum (Global Sourcebook Survey)
  • 2016 #44 in Industrial Process (Global Sourcebook Survey)
  • 2016 Top 500 Design Firms: GHD ranked #27 overall, #11 in Pure Design Firms, #6 in Hazardous Waste and #15 in Sewer and Waste
  • 2016 Top 225 International Design Firms: GHD ranked #23 overall, #7 in Canada and #10 for USA
  • 2016 Top 200 Environmental Firms: GHD ranked #26 overall, #11 in Hazardous Waste, #18 for firms working in non-US locations
  • 2016 Top 150 Global Design Firms: GHD ranked #30 overall, #3 in Hazardous Waste, #7 in Sewer and Waste
  • 2016 Construction Management for Fee Firms: GHD ranked #91
  • 2015 Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee firms: GHD ranked #98
  • 2015 #26 overall in Top 200 Environmental Firms (#11 in Hazardous Waste)
  • 2015 #33 overall in Top 150 Global Design Firms (#3 in Hazardous Waste, #8 in Sewer & Waste)
  • 2015 #25 in Top 225 International Design Firms List
  • 2014 #50 in Top 150 Global Design Firms List
  • 2014 #54 in Top 225 International Design Firms List
  • 2014 #13 in Hazardous Waste (Global Sourcebook Survey)
  • 2014 #17 in Water Supply (Global Sourcebook Survey)
  • 2014 #26 in Sewer (Global Sourcebook Survey)
  • 2014 #34 in General Building (Global Sourcebook Survey)
  • 2014 #44 in Transportation (Global Sourcebook Survey)
  • 2013 GHD ranked 38th in the Top 150 Global Design Firms
  • 2013 GHD ranked 73rd in Top 225 International Design Firms
  • 2013 GHD ranked 48th in Transport
  • 2013 GHD ranked 27th in Water Supply
  • 2013 GHD ranked 21st in Sewer
  • 2012 GHD ranked 41st in the Top 150 Global Design Firms
  • 2012 GHD ranked 53rd in the Top 200 International Design Firms
  • 2012 GHD ranked 8th in the global award market
  • 2012 GHD ranked 9th in the international sewerage and waste market

Environment Analyst

  • 2016 - #11 in environment consulting revenue – Global Environmental Consulting Strategies and Competitor Analysis Report
  • 2015 - #9 in environment consulting revenue – Global Environmental Consulting Strategies and Competitor Analysis Report
  • 2014 - #9 in environment consulting revenue (GHD including CRA) – Global Environmental Consulting Strategies and Competitor Analysis Report

Environment Business Journal

  • 2014 Outstanding Business Achievement Award in Environment Industry – Mergers & Acquisition category: Environmental Business Journal

Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards (Australia)

  • 2014 Trades and Professional Services Category

Gold Shovel Standard, USA

  • 2016 Gold Shovel Standard certification (uniform standard for excavation safety)

IBIS World

  • 2016 Top 500 Private Companies in Australia: GHD ranked #18 based on revenue
  • 2016 List of 100 Best Performing Australian Enterprises: GHD ranked #80 based on average return on shareholder funds after tax
  • 2015 #17 in Australia's Top 500 Private Companies
  • 2014 #38 in Australia's Top 500 Private Companies
  • 2013 #44 in Top 500 Private Companies (formerly BRW)
  • 2012 #37 in Top 500 Private Companies (formerly BRW)

Inside Waste Magazine

  • 2017 Best Waste Consultant in Australia (sixth year in a row)
  • 2016 Best Waste Consultant in Australia
  • 2015 Best Waste Consultant in Australia
  • 2014 Best Waste Consultant in Australia
  • 2013 Best Waste Consultant in Australia
  • 2012 Best Waste Consultant in Australia

New Civil Engineer, UK

  • 2016 #26 Top Civil Engineering Company

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

  • 2015 CRA celebrates its 10th year in Deloitte’s Best Managed Award

Portland Business Journal, US

  • 2016 #20 Top Engineering Firm

Randstad Australia

  • 2016 #5 most attractive employer to work for in Australia
  • 2015 #13 most attractive employer to work for in Australia
  • 2013 #10 most attractive employer to work for in Australia
  • 2013 #1 most attractive employer to work for in Queensland, Australia
  • 2012 #4 most attractive employer to work for in Australia

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA), UK

  • 2016 Gold Medal – GHD Livigunn (6th consecutive Gold Medal)

Shared Services & Outsourcing Network Excellence Awards – Singapore

  • 2015 Silver Award – Excellence in Customer Service Category – GHD ISHELP (GHD’s shared IT Support team)

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) 

  • 2016 Large Sustaining Member firm of the Year – SAME Atlanta Post
  • 2016 Five-Year Sustaining Member Award – SAME Washington DC Post

Top 50 Bay Area Engineering Firms, USA

  • 2015 Ranked #11 – San Francisco Business Times

TPG Media

  • 2015 # 3 Top 10 Architectural Consultants of Qatar

Trenchless Technology Magazine

  • 2015 # 22 in Top 50 Trenchless Design Firms in the US
  • 2012 #16 in the Top 50 Trenchless Design Firms in the US

Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Australia

  • 2016 WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation
  • 2015 WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation
  • 2014 WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation

Water

2017
91st Avenue Wastewater Treatment Plant Digester 1 Rehabilitation
91st Avenue Wastewater Treatment Plant Digester 1 Rehabilitation
2017 Wastewater Treatment Plant of the Year – Arizona Section, American Water Works Association
Pump Station 71, City of Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Pump Station 71, City of Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
2017 Project of the Year under US10M – Phoenix Branch, American Society of Civil Engineers
Wastewater Facilities US Coast Guard Training Center Petaluma Campus
Wastewater Facilities US Coast Guard Training Center Petaluma Campus
2017 Outstanding Wastewater Treatment Project Award – Region 9 (California), American Society of Civil Engineers
Westchester County Water District No.1 Project, USA
Westchester County Water District No.1 Project, USA
2017 Association Service Project of the Year – New York Section, American Water Works Association
2016
Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area Renewal Alliance (MIARA) – Hanwood Modernisation Project
Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area Renewal Alliance (MIARA) – Hanwood Modernisation Project
  • 2016 Core Values Award – Infrastructure Category, International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Australasia (Alliance includes GHD, John Holland Group and UGL)
  • 2016 High Commendation, Consult Australia
Improving Large Bulk Meter Measurements, Queensland Urban Utilities
Improving Large Bulk Meter Measurements, Queensland Urban Utilities
2016 Program Innovation Award, Australian Water Association – Queensland Division
Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) Alliance
Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) Alliance (GHD is part of Alliance)
  • 2016 Special Award, Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand (ACENZ)
  • 2016 Champion Infrastructure Trades Award – Medium-Large Enterprise category, Champion Canterbury Business Awards
Tawhara Valley Reservoir Scheme, Wairoa, New Zealand
Tawhara Valley Reservoir Scheme, Wairoa, New Zealand
2016 Commendation, New Zealand Ministry of Health
El Dorado Irrigation District, Kyburz, CA, US
El Dorado Irrigation District, Kyburz, CA, US
2016 Geotechnical Project of the Year, America Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – Sacramento Region
Ford Street Preserve, Fort Myers, Florida, US
Ford Street Preserve, Fort Myers, Florida, US
2016 Outstanding Achievement Award, Florida Stormwater Association
The Orchard Close Flood Alleviation project, Waterloo Road, Ketley, UK
The Orchard Close Flood Alleviation project, Waterloo Road, Ketley, UK
2016 Sustainability Award, Institution of Civil Engineers (UK) Midlands – GHD Livigunn
Ulverston Water Quality Improvement Scheme, Cumbria, UK
Ulverston Water Quality Improvement Scheme, Cumbria, UK
2016 Community Project of the Year, Institution of Civil Engineers (UK), North West – GHD Livigunn
Amaroo Main Sewer Project, Victoria, Australia
Amaroo Main Sewer Project, Victoria, Australia
2016 Project Innovation Award, Australian Water Association, Yarra Valley Water & John Holland
Pump Station 71, City of Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Pump Station 71, City of Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
  • 2016 Arizona Engineering Excellence Grand Award, American Council of Engineering Companies
  • 2017 Project of the Year under US10M – Phoenix Branch, American Society of Civil Engineers
East Vaughan Pumping Station Project, Ontario, Canada
East Vaughan Pumping Station Project, Ontario, Canada
2016 Second Place Project of the Year Award, Professional Engineers Ontario, York Chapter
Glenway Reservoir, Ontario, Canada
Glenway Reservoir, Ontario, Canada
2016 Project of the Year Award, Ontario Public Works Association
Aurora Sewage Pump Station, Ontario, Canada
Aurora Sewage Pump Station, Ontario, Canada
2016 Project of the Year Award, Ontario Public Works Association

Energy & Resources

2017
Beaton Client Choice Awards 2017
Beaton Research & Consulting, Australia – Client Choice Awards
2017 Best Provider to Mining, Oil & Gas
2015
Horizon Power Engineering and Project Services Engagement
Horizon Power Engineering and Project Services Engagement
2015 Engagement Award Highly Commended – Consult Australia

Environment

2017
Network Rail Runcorn Cutting Stabilisation Scheme UK
Network Rail Runcorn Cutting Stabilisation Scheme, UK
2017 Finalist, Institution of Civil Engineers North West Community Award
2016
Ordot Dump Closure, Guam
Ordot Dump Closure, Guam
  • 2016 Project Achievement Award, Under USD50M Infrastructure category, Construction Management Association of America
  • 2016 Finalist, Innovation in Construction category, Be Inspired Awards, Bentley Systems
  • 2016 Special Recognition Award, Global Infrastructure category, Be Inspired Awards, Bentley Systems
  • 2016 Outstanding Global Construction Management Award case, 4th Global Construction Management Contest, Construction Management Association of Korea
Eric Singleton Bird Sanctuary
Eric Singleton Bird Sanctuary
  • 2016 Excellence Award (Western Australia) – Environment Category, Engineers Australia
  • 2016 WA Premier’s Excellence Award – Managing the Environment Category – City of Bayswater and Department of Parks and Wildlife
The Orchard Close Flood Alleviation project, Waterloo Road, Ketley, UK
The Orchard Close Flood Alleviation project, Waterloo Road, Ketley, UK
2016 Sustainability Award, Institution of Civil Engineers (UK) Midlands – GHD Livigunn
2015
Arcata City Trail & Foster Avenue Extension, City of Arcata, USA
Arcata City Trail & Foster Avenue Extension, City of Arcata, USA
2015 Project of the Year, American Society of Civil Engineers – San Francisco, Section, North Coast Branch
Hattah Lakes, Victoria
Hattah Lakes, Victoria
Excellence in Design Award – World Environmental Day Awards, United Nations Association of Australia – won by GHD in association with Goulburn Murray Water, Murray-Darling Basin Authority and Mallee Catchment Management Authority
ExxonMobil Mayflower Oil Spill
ExxonMobil – King Ranch, Mayflower Release, and Comyn Remediation projects, USA
Safety Award for flawless execution from ExxonMobil Environmental Services Company
Sandy High School Oregon USA
Sandy High School, Oregon, USA
Grand Award for Engineering Excellence – American Council of Engineering Companies in Oregon, USA
Sandy High School Oregon USA
Levi’s Stadium, California, USA
Grand Project of the Year Award, Region 9 – American Society of Civil Engineers

Property & Buildings

2017
Bransholme Pumping Station, Hull, UK
Bransholme Pumping Station, Hull, UK
2017 Winner for Infrastructure and Design for Innovation Award – Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Yorkshire and Humber Awards
St Leonard’s Place, York, UK
St Leonard’s Place, York, UK
2017 Shortlisted for Residential and Building Conservation Award – Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Yorkshire and Humber Awards
Ilkley Lawn Tennis and Squash Club (ILT&SC), Yorkshire, UK
Ilkley Lawn Tennis and Squash Club (ILT&SC), Yorkshire, UK
2017 Shortlisted for Tourism and Leisure Award – Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Yorkshire and Humber Awards
Vector Wero Whitewater Park, NZ
Vector Wero Whitewater Park, NZ
2017 Property Council Excellence Award, Tourism & Leisure Category
Curtin University Building 410, Perth WA
Curtin University Building 410, Perth WA
2017 WA Architecture Awards, Commendation in the Educational Architecture Category
2016
Tobruk Memorial Pool Redevelopment, QLD
Tobruk Memorial Pool Redevelopment, QLD
2016 Cairns Regional Project of the Year, Engineers Australia Excellence Awards
Alexander Maconochie Centre – Additional Facilities Project
Alexander Maconochie Centre – Additional Facilities Project
2016 Project Management Achievement Award ACT (Australian Institute of Project Management) ¬– Community Service and/or Development for the Delivery of Critical Infrastructure Category
University of Canterbury, Angus Tait Building
University of Canterbury, Angus Tait Building
2016 Merit Award, Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand (ACENZ) – GHD in association with Novare Design, Hawkins Infrastructure and Monk Mackenzie
Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) Alliance
Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) Alliance (GHD is part of Alliance)
  • 2016 Special Award, Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand (ACENZ)
  • 2016 Champion Infrastructure Trades Award – Medium-Large Enterprise category, Champion Canterbury Business Awards
Adelaide Airport Landside
Adelaide Airport Landside
2016 Tourism Award of Excellence – South Australia, Australian Institute of Landscape Architects –GHD Woodhead
Otahuhu Recreation Centre, New Zealand
Otahuhu Recreation Centre, New Zealand
  • 2016 Property Council Excellence Award, Tourism & Leisure Category
  • 2016 Property Council Excellence Award, Special Purpose Category
Ohakea Air Force Base Simulator Training Centre
Ohakea Air Force Base Simulator Training Centre
2016 Western Architecture Award, New Zealand Institute of Architects
Smithsonian Institution South Campus Master Plan
Smithsonian Institution South Campus Master Plan
2016 Honor Award for Regional & Urban Design – American Institute of Architects
2015
New Zealand Defence Force Seismic Integrity Program
New Zealand Defence Force Seismic Integrity Program
2015 New Zealand Minister of Defence Awards of Excellence [Defence Industry Advisory Council] – Category B The Provision of Superior Service to Defence
Oxford Foyer, Western Australia
Oxford Foyer, Western Australia
City of Vincent Best Design Multi-Use Development Award (GHD in conjuction with Chindarsi Architects)
Southport Boardwalk upgrade
Southport Boardwalk upgrade, Port Noarlunga, City of Onkaparinga, South Australia
Excellence in Design and/or Construction of a Public Works project (civil, under $1 million) Award
Sandy High School Oregon USA
Sandy High School, Oregon, USA
Grand Award for Engineering Excellence – American Council of Engineering Companies in Oregon, USA
Levi’s Stadium, California, USA
Levi’s Stadium, California, USA
Grand Project of the Year Award, Region 9 – American Society of Civil Engineers

Transport

2017
Network Rail Runcorn Cutting Stabilisation Scheme UK
Network Rail Runcorn Cutting Stabilisation Scheme, UK
2017 Finalist, Institution of Civil Engineers North West Community Award
2016
South Road Superway, South Australia
South Road Superway, South Australia
2016 Engineers Australia Excellence Award (South Australia) – Environment Category, Engineers Australia
Arcata City Trail and Foster Avenue Extension, US
Arcata City Trail and Foster Avenue Extension, US
2016 Project of the Year, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – San Francisco Section, North Coast Branch
Gateway Western Australia Alliance
Gateway Western Australia Alliance
  • 2016 Excellent Infrastructure As-Build Rating, Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia – Alliance team includes GHD, CPB Contractors, Georgiou, AECOM, BG&E and Main Roads WA
  • 2016 Australian Engineering Excellence Award (Western Australia) – Infrastructure Category, Engineers Australia
Te Ara I Whiti (Lightpath) Cycleway, Auckland, New Zealand
Te Ara I Whiti (Lightpath) Cycleway, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 2016 Silver Award, Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand (ACENZ) – GHD in association with Novare Design, Hawkins Infrastructure and Monk Mackenzie
  • 2016 Rodney Davies Project Award, New Zealand Planning Institute – GHD in association with New Zealand Transport Agency, Novare and Monk Mackenzie
  • 2016 Excellence Award in the category Best Public Works Project > $5M – New Zealand division Institute of Public Works Australasia New Zealand Division – GHD in association with New Zealand Transport Agency, Novare and Monk Mackenzie
2015
City of Arcata City Trail and Foster Avenue Extension project, California
City of Arcata City Trail and Foster Avenue Extension project, California
2015 Project of the Year Award – San Francisco Section North Coast Branch
Conlin Road West Project, City of Oshawa, Ontario Canada
Conlin Road West Project, City of Oshawa, Ontario Canada
2015 Project of the Year - $2-$10 million Transport Category – Ontario Public Works Association
Whakatu Arterial Link (Hastings District Council)
Whakatu Arterial Link (Hastings District Council)
2015 Highly Commended Project Award – Resource Management Law Association
Tourle Street Bridge, Newcastle
Tourle Street Bridge, Newcastle
Tekla AU/NZ Awards 2015 – Infrastructure Category Winner
The Toowoomba Outer Circulating Road Project, Queensland
The Toowoomba Outer Circulating Road Project, Queensland
Project of the Year (Queensland) – Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA)
South Road Superway
South Road Superway
  • Award for Excellence, Engineering Projects Category (National) – Concrete Institute of Australia
  • Award for Excellence, Engineering Projects Category (South Australia) – Concrete Institute of Australia
  • 2015 Design Innovation Award Highly Commended – Consult Australia
Ara Tuhono - Puhoi to Wellsford Road of National Significance
Ara Tuhono - Puhoi to Wellsford Road of National Significance
Silver Innovate NZ Award of Excellence, Association of Consulting Engineers – GHD as part of the Further North Alliance
Ragamuffin Drive, Hallett Cove, Marion, South Australia
Ragamuffin Drive, Hallett Cove, City of Marion, South Australia
Excellence in Road Safety Engineering Award (South Australia – Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA)
Southport Boardwalk upgrade
Southport Boardwalk upgrade, Port Noarlunga, City of Onkaparinga, South Australia
Excellence in Design and/or Construction of a Public Works project (civil, under $1 million) Award
2014
Cooroy and Southern Interchange (Cooroy to Curra Highway Upgrade)
Cooroy and Southern Interchange (Cooroy to Curra Highway Upgrade)
  • Tekla ANZ BIM Awards – Winner Cast in Place Category
  • Tekla Global Awards 2014 – Highly Commended
City Alliance
Perth City Link Rail Alliance (including GHD)
Government Partnership Excellence Award - Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (National Awards)
Regional Rail Link Alliance
Regional Rail Link Alliance (including GHD)
Project of the Year - Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (National Awards)
5 Streets Foam Bitumen Stabilisation Project
5 Streets Foam Bitumen Stabilisation Project
Engineers Australia Sustainable Project of the Year (Mackay, North Queensland)
Brannon Street Wharf
Brannon Street Wharf, Port of San Francisco, California
Airports and Ports Project Award - American Society of Engineers (ASCE)
Christchurch Southern Motorway Stage 2
Christchurch Southern Motorway Stage 2 (GHD, NZ Transport Agency and Beca)
Best Practice Award: Strategic Consultation and Participation Strategies and/or processes – New Zealand Planning Institute

Achievement & community

2017
Network Rail Runcorn Cutting Stabilisation Scheme UK
Network Rail Runcorn Cutting Stabilisation Scheme, UK
2017 Finalist, Institution of Civil Engineers North West Community Award
2015
Electronic Police Information Check (ePIC) developed in partnership with Calgary Police Service, Alberta
Electronic Police Information Check (ePIC) developed in partnership with Calgary Police Service, Alberta
2015 Distinction Award Medal for Excellence in Collaboration – GTEC [Awarded to eSolutions Group one of GHD’s companies]
2014
Waste Consult
Best Waste Consultant in Australia
Inside Waste Magazine

Outstanding Employer / People

2017
David Sparkes
David Sparkes
2017 President of Engineers Australia Newcastle Division
Damian Drain
Damian Drain
2017 Conspicuous Service Medal, Military Division, Australia Day Honours
Australian Association of Graduate Employers
Australian Association of Graduate Employers
2017 #57 in Top 75 Graduate Employers List
Lynn Sorrell
Lynn Sorrell
2017 Member, Urban Development Institute of Australia NSW Diversity Committee
Susan Madden
Susan Madden
2017 Chair, Central West Local Land Services, Australia
Jake Jones
Jake Jones
2017 Customer Service Excellence Award, CSX Corporation
Matthew Munz
Matthew Munz
2017 Young Professional of the Year, Florida Engineering Society
Dawn Negus
Dawn Negus
2017 Invitation to participate in Canada C3 expedition to celebrate the country’s 150th birthday
Nikki Conroy
Nikki Conroy
2017 Semi-Finalist Woman in Excellence Awards, Women in Resources, Northern Territory
Sean Tucker
Sean Tucker
2017 Finalist – Gender Diversity Champion Award, Women in Resources, Northern Territory
Phil Harvey
Phil Harvey
2017 Board of Directors of the Chemical Industry Council of Illinois (CICI), US
Kumar Parakala
Kumar Parakala
2017 Australian Advanced Analytics and AI Stalwart, Swamys Perspectives (Sri Annaswamy Financial Services Advanced Analytics and BPM Researcher and Advisor)
Rob Lowther
Rob Lowther
2017 Winner – Gender Diversity Champion Award, Women in Resources, Tasmania
Brian Peters
Brian Peters
2017 Winner – Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (HSSE) Award, Shell, Seattle, Washington
2016
Arnold Castillo
Arnold Castillo
2016 Asset Engineering Champion (Oct 2016), Groote Eylandt Mining Company (GEMCO)
Angela Fry
Angela Fry
2016 Woman in Engineering Award, Institute of Public Works Engineers Australasia Queensland Excellence Awards
Elizabeth Harper
Elizabeth Harper
2016 Ranked #26 CIO in Australia, CIO Magazin
Elliot Jones
Elliot Jones
2016 Graduand of the Year for Environmental Engineering, Griffith University
Gage Muckleroy
Gage Muckleroy
2016 Asset Management Service Award, Chesapeake Water Environment Association
Peter Nadebaum
Peter Nadebaum
2016 Director of Australasian Land and Groundwater Association
Jo Metcalfe
Jo Metcalfe
  • 2016 Life Member, Property Council of Australia
  • 2016 Female Champion of Change, Consult Australia
Adrian Spencer
Adrian Spencer
2016 Young Professional Engineer of the Year, Engineers Australia – South Australia Division
Cat Gilbert
Cat Gilbert
2016 People and Community Award (Victoria), Spatial Excellence Awards
Mathew Brooks
Mathew Brooks
Young Professional Engineer of the Year Tasmania, Engineering Excellence Awards
Catherine Startari
Catherine Startari
2016 National Committee for Gender Equity, Australian Institute of Architects
Tim DeRuyscher
Tim DeRuyscher
2016 Fellow Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE)
Jeremy Stone
Jeremy Stone
2016 Australia’s most innovative engineers (General Industry category), Engineers Australia
Aman Singh
Aman Singh
2016 Bregman Award, University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management
Kostas Athanasiadis
Kostas Athanasiadis
  • 2016 Chairman’s Award for Excellence, GHD
  • 2016 Australia’s most innovative engineers (Consulting category), Engineers Australia
Jeremy Svehla
Jeremy Svehla
2016 Engineer of the Year, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – San Francisco Section, North Coast Branch
United States Department of Defense
United States Department of Defense
2016 Above and Beyond Award, United States Department of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) – GHD Minnesota office
Frederick Tack
Frederick Tack
2016 Engineer of the Year, American Water Works Association, Arizona Section (AZ Water)
James Taylor
James Taylor
2016 Operations Supervisor of the Year Large Systems, American Water Works Association, Arizona Section (AZ Water)
Shelly Deitner
Shelly Deitner
2016 Board of Directors, Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE), Canada
Alice Varkey
Alice Varkey
2016 Chair for Florida Water Environment Association (FWEA), West Coast Chapter, USA
Ignacio Gaueca
Ignacio Gaueca
2016 Secretary of the Chile Australia Chamber of Commerce (AUSCHAM)
Steven Grace
Steven Grace
2016 Outstanding Service Award, CSX Corporation
Cheryl Tidwell
Cheryl Tidwell
2016 National Association of Professional Women (USA) VIP Woman of the Year Inductee
Alyson Blair
Alyson Blair
2016 President of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), Chesapeake Chapter, USA
Chantelle Bailey
Chantelle Bailey
2016 Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand President Silver Medal
Sherri Smith
Sherri Smith
2016 Regional Vice President’s Medal for Outstanding Service to the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) South Atlantic Region
Matt Kennedy
Matt Kennedy
2016 Governor of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Region 9 (California)
Australian HR Institute
Australian HR Institute
2016 Dame Quentin Bryce Award for Gender Equity in the Workplace
Jill Hannaford
Jill Hannaford
2016 Finalist Emerging Female Leader in the Private Sector, Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards
Michala Lander
Michala Lander
2016 Finalist, Future Leader Award, Consult Australia
Monica George
Monica George
2016 Finalist, Future Leader Award, Consult Australia
Lincoln Quilliam
Lincoln Quilliam
2016 Finalist, Future Leader Award, Consult Australia
Adrian Spencer
Adrian Spencer
2016 Young Professional Engineer of the Year, Engineers Australia – South Australia Division
Brian Packer and Jeff Leader
Brian Packer and Jeff Leader
2016 Q1 Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (HSSE) and Social Performance (SP) Award, Shell Canada
Josh Wolf
Josh Wolf
2016 Engineer of the Year, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – San Francisco Section, North Coast Branch
Steve Rasmussen
Steve Rasmussen
2016 Winner – Annual Health, Safety, Security, Environment, and Social Protection (HSSE & SP) Award, Shell, USA

Health and Safety

2016
Gold ShovelGold Shovel Standard, USA
2016 Gold Shovel Standard certification (uniform standard for excavation safety)
ROSPARoyal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA), UK
2016 Gold Medal – GHD Livigunn (6th consecutive Gold Medal)
2015
City AllianceExxonMobil - King Ranch, Mayflower Release, and Comyn Remediation projects, USA
Safety Award for flawless execution from ExxonMobil Environmental Services Company
Australian Department of Defence
Australian Department of Defence – Defence Teaming Centre’s Annual Awards
2015 Health & Safety Award – Category of businesses with more than 100 people
Chilean Association of Consulting Engineering CompaniesChilean Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (AIC)
2015 Health & Safety Award – Category of businesses with more than 100 people

Innovation

2016
GHD Intranet - iConnect
GHD Intranet - iConnect
2016 Silver Award, Digital Workplace Awards
2013
Cotter Dam
Cotter Dam - Bulk Water Alliance
2013 National Program Innovation Award, Australian Water Association
GHD Library

The GHD library is a collection of relevant resources.