Advisers appointed to Whitehall framework

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has selected a panel of consultants to advise on infrastructure in emerging markets.

The Cross Whitehall Prosperity Framework is funded by the £1.3bn Cross-Government Prosperity Fund, which aims to remove barriers to economic growth and promote the economic reform and development needed to reduce poverty in partner countries.

Divided into 10 lots, the contracts are including infrastructure, education, energy, health and future cities.

Under the infrastructure lot consultants are to support public authorities to develop and establish credible pipelines of infrastructure projects, including PPP.

Following 23 bids received, the firms selected for this lot are:

PwC

IMC Worldwide

EY

Aecom

Adam Smith International

Mott MacDonald

McKinsey

PA Consulting Services

Arup

KPMG

Cardno Emerging Markets

WSP

BDO

Deloitte

NIRAS Consulting

Bechtel

The fund has operated across Latin America, Asia and Africa, including South Africa, China, Turkey, Argentina and Mexico.