Ija Nnachi joins PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, as a partner in PA’s Transport practice and Delivery capability. Ija specialises in portfolio, programme and project delivery and will support the delivery of infrastructure transformation for PA’s clients.
Ija brings over 30 years’ experience in establishing and delivering high profile and large transformation programmes with clients including Network Rail, Highways England, Crossrail and High Speed Two.
Prior to PA, Ija worked at Arcadis, where he led the UK portfolio practice for capability and service delivery. Prior to this, Ija was a partner with EC Harris and worked with Transport for London to help them on their programmes to identify the best opportunities to deliver effectively in terms of value and positive impacts on outcomes.
PA’s Transport experts work with governments, regulators, transport operators and infrastructure providers to devise the right strategies and harness breakthrough technologies to offer safe, efficient transport today, and plan for the uncertainty of tomorrow. PA is a trusted consulting partner for the transport sector and infrastructure providers throughout Europe, renowned for its technology capability, which includes market-leading agile, digital transformation, cloud platform and data offerings.
David Oliver, Global Head of Transport at PA Consulting, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Ija to the team to help us grow our transport team and delivery capability. His experience in delivering large, high profile transformation programmes will be invaluable to the practice, and his passion for designing innovative solutions will help our clients shape and deliver the best outcomes for their businesses in a complex and changing environment.”
Ija added: “I’m really excited to be joining PA Consulting and to become part of its already strong transport team. I’m looking forward to making a real difference and turning my vision into reality. My passion is in integrating strategy and delivering transformational change to create a lasting impact, so bringing ingenuity to life resonates strongly with me. Being part of PA will allow me to align these services and bring value to existing and future clients.”