About GHD

Who we are

GHD is one of the world's leading professional services companies.

We work in the global markets of water, energy and resources,environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

Established in 1928 and 100 percent privately owned by our people, GHD operates across five continents – Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America – and the Pacific region.

Our business model is to work globally and deliver locally.

We employ more than 8500 people in 200+ offices and have delivered projects in over 90 countries.

What we do

In fast changing markets, GHD is committed to responding to the world’s increasing demand for water, energy and urbanisation.

We provide engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients of all sizes.

Our focused geographic and market presence allows us to deliver projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics across the entire asset value chain.

GHD plays a leading role in bringing developments and projects to life – ranging from water treatment plants to buildings, mines and highways, as well as managing various natural habitats.

How we do it

Driven by a client-service led culture, GHD connects the knowledge, skills and experience of our people with innovative practices, technical capabilities and robust systems. We strive to exceed the expectations of our clients and contribute meaningfully to their success.

Committed to sustainable development, GHD improves the physical, natural and social environments of the many communities in which we operate.

We are guided by our workplace health, safety, quality and environmental management systems, which are certified by Lloyds Register Quality Assurance to the relevant international standards (ISO and OHSAS).

Core purpose

The cornerstone of our business is our client-service led culture and connected global network.

Our core purpose is to create lasting community benefit, together with our clients.


GHD is committed to the success of our clients, people and the role we play within our communities.


GHD is connected to our clients’ businesses. We deliver services seamlessly across geographies and markets.

Our values


To achieve the goals of our clients, we work as a team and collaborate effectively to address challenges, develop solutions and deliver positive outcomes.


We value our clients, people, stakeholders and the communities in which we operate by nurturing relationships, listening and understanding.


We deliver on our commitments by embracing honesty and trustworthiness through professional and ethical behaviours.

Focal points

Client service

At the heart of GHD's business is a commitment to client service excellence. Our people understand the markets in which our clients operate and we appreciate their business challenges and project drivers.

Overall, GHD is connected to our clients' businesses, responsive to their needs, and insightful about their challenges. We aim for industry best-practices in our service delivery.

Connected global network

Our connected global network comprises more than 8500 professionals who collaborate to provide services, support and outcomes that benefit clients.

Our professionals are leaders in their disciplines and focused on leveraging imaginative thinking to solve contemporary challenges.