Joint venture to provide end-to-end support for companies entering the region’s renewable energy sector
Singapore, 27 January 2021: Airswift, the global workforce solutions provider for the energy, process and infrastructure sectors, has formed a joint venture (JV) with leading global energy consultancy, EPI Group. The agreement combines the capabilities of both companies to create a formidable portfolio of renewable energy services, within the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.
Building on a six-year partnership, the collaboration will offer the market a unique combination of end-to-end services across the project lifecycle. Airswift will provide managed services expertise, recruitment and mobilization of multi-discipline teams, complemented by EPI Group’s specialist technical and environmental capabilities across project development, construction and monitoring, to ensure successful operations for developers in offshore wind, solar and geothermal.
“With the energy transition accelerating, APAC is looking to generate over half of the world’s electricity by 2030. We’re already seeing a lot of movement in the region, for example the growth of offshore wind in Vietnam and Taiwan. Our partnership enables us to provide a greater range of services across APAC, allowing companies to navigate different jurisdictions and regulations easily,” comments Charles Pfauwadel, VP Asia at Airswift.
Ben Dyton, VP Asia-Pacific at EPI Group says, “We are excited to continue our journey with Airswift, strengthening the services we already offer. With over 20 operational locations across the APAC region alone, Airswift’s truly global approach and reach is unparalleled. We share a passion for excellence and, above all, have an outstanding reputation for safety, compliance, integrity, and quality – it is a perfect fit which will bring great benefit to our clients.”
EPI Group have several local employees focused on this joint venture who will be based out of Airswift’s Kuala Lumpur office.
Airswift is the global workforce services partner of choice for clients, contractors, and candidates in the global energy, process and infrastructure sectors. With more than 40 years’ experience, it provides scalable workforce solutions including consultancy services, global mobility, managed solutions and talent acquisition.
With corporate hubs situated in Houston, Manchester and Singapore, Airswift offers clients a truly global service and an unrivalled candidate database, giving them access to the top talent in the markets in which they operate. Airswift’s comprehensive network of over 60 offices worldwide positions the company to deliver workforce solutions that enhance operational efficiency, reduce costs and help businesses grow. For more information, please visit: https://www.airswift.com.
About EPI Group
EPI is a leading independent and international energy consultancy. Established in 1987, it provides integrated technical services from geoscience, geology, geophysics and geotechnical to environmental services such as EIA and compliance through to UXO identification and removal quality control. Operating with a blend of in-house and field-based technical experts and supplemented by a suite of proprietary and licensed technologies, EPI reduces risk, adds value, and brings greater operational success to its clients, currently in over 70 countries. For more information, please visit: https://www.epigroup.com/