Association of Consulting Engineers (ACE)

Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) represents the interests of professional consultancies and engineering companies, large and small, operating within the built and natural environment. ACE members are engaged at every stage with the development of social and economic infrastructure both in the UK and overseas.

Company details

Alliance House, 12 Caxton Street , London , SW1H 0QL United Kingdom

Locations Served

Business Type:
Professional association
Industry Type:
Environmental - Environmental Management
Market Focus:
Internationally (various countries)
Year Founded:
1913
Employees:
11-100

ACE is a strong, growing and constantly-evolving organisation. It currently supports approximately 550 members, giving them access to a wide range and depth of services including regular industry intelligence; debate and networking opportunities; free legal, financial and insurance advice; and, most importantly, a representative voice. ACE’s powerful representation and lobbying of government, major clients, the media and other key stakeholders, enables it to promote the critical contribution that engineers and consultants make to the nation’s developing infrastructure.

The Association for Consultancy and Engineering represents around 600 member companies, large and small, at the heart of delivering, maintaining and upgrading the UK’s buildings, structures and infrastructure, including critical sectors such as water, rail, housing and energy.

ACE’s members contribute around £10billion to the UK economy and are some of the world’s leading consultancy and engineering businesses, renowned for the quality and excellence of their work around the globe, as well as the crucial delivery of expertise and developments at home.

ACE represents the business interests of both its members and the consultancy and engineering industry in the UK. It is the leading trade association in this sector, counting approximately 450 firms as its members. These firms range from small to large and operate across many different disciplines. Our members are among some of the world’s leading consultancy and engineering companies. Renowned for the quality and excellence of their work, they regularly win awards for engineering innovation and achievement.

Vision
ACE’s vision is to be the acknowledged single and unified voice of, and the trade association of choice, for every organisation in the UK involved with consultancy and engineering.

Mission statement
ACE promotes the critical contribution that consultants and engineers working in the built and natural environment, make to the nation’s developing infrastructure. ACE listens to its members, understands the issues affecting them and their clients and takes the lead in representing their interests to decision makers and key stakeholders in government, client organisations and the media.

Core values
ACE works towards these goals with passion and vision, support and commitment, integrity and professionalism.

  • Passion for Consultancy and Engineering
  • Commitment to delivering service excellence
  • Representing ethical behaviour and integrity
  • Encouragement of collaborative working

What we do
ACE is a strong, growing and constantly-evolving organisation. It currently supports approximately 450 members, giving them access to a wide range and depth of services including regular industry intelligence; debate and networking opportunities; free legal, financial and insurance advice; and, most importantly, a representative voice. ACE’s powerful representation and lobbying of government, major clients, the media and other key stakeholders, enables it to promote the critical contribution that engineers and consultants make to the nation’s developing infrastructure.

Who we represent
ACE’s members work on projects in every industry, from transportation to petrochemicals, from education to oil and gas. They have been involved in high-profile operations such as the Eden Project, the Channel Tunnel, the Falkirk Wheel and the Olympic Park. Many clients see membership of ACE as a badge of quality. Membership of ACE demonstrates that a company has the experience and skills needed to provide high-quality, professional service.

If you are working in or with the consultancy and engineering sector, or would like to find out more about what ACE does and how it does it, you have come to the right place.