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Client: Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure

Staff: Marco Garfagnoli

Commission: Manage and grow the Environment Sector (2014-18) (£15m-£20m/year)

Role: Director of Environment

Details of services provided: In 2014 Marco was appointed to manage the growth of an Environment Sector within the Infrastructure business. In just over 4 years he managed to grow a thriving national business of over 250 staff spread across 11 offices in the UK and comprising over 10 disciplines. Marco designed a bespoke Resource Management System aimed at creating a collaborative, integrated environment, preventing the formation of office silos and enhancing the sharing of technical best practice in each discipline. Marco was able to attract many high calibre professionals into the business, promoting diversity values and nurturing young talents thus laying the foundation for the future prosperity of the business.

Key achievements:

  • Phenomenal organic growth, from 1 staff in 2014 to over 250 in 2018

  • Business utilisation consistently >90%

  • >20 staff achieved chartership status between 2014 and 2018

  • Over 40% female staff and 11 nationalities

  • <10% staff turnover