Mott MacDonald

Mott MacdonaldRanked No.6 – 2023/2024

A brand new entry from management, engineering and development consultancy Mott MacDonald (MM) has saw the company swoop into the top 10, ranking at number 6 on the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers Index.

Mott MacDonald’s network of experts bring together diverse skills, experience and insight to turn obstacles into sustainable solutions. They have advisory, built environment, energy, international development, transport and water business units. Their purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in all they do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming clients’ businesses, communities and employee opportunities. Social outcomes – accessibility, inclusion, empowerment, resilience and wellbeing – are at the heart of their purpose, which is evident throughout their submission.

It is clear that Mott MacDonald believe their ongoing commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion are fundamental to the realisation of their wider purpose. Richard Risdon, Managing Director UK and Europe said: “I am personally committed to the delivery of the agenda, including through adequate and effective resourcing and active championing. I want to ensure that considerations of equity, inclusion and diversity are hardwired into everything we do. Embedding inclusive cultures and behaviours will empower our people to make more EDI informed decisions, collaborate, and ultimately deliver positive social outcomes. Having a diverse workforce supports the diversity of our thinking, creativity, and innovation, allowing us to better understand client needs and solve complex challenges. EDI is a part of our organisational DNA which helps us to attract the best talent and drives retention and commitment. We are working hard to remove barriers to ensure a fair and inclusive workplace culture for all our colleagues.”

WMFS is leading the way in fostering diversity and inclusion within its ranks. With a strong commitment to building a more inclusive workforce, WMFS has achieved significant milestones, including a 17% representation of females and a 21% representation of individuals from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds among new entrants. This exceeds national averages and highlights the organisation’s dedication to reflecting the diversity of its communities.

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