Our Mission

IKM use 25 years of Engineering expertise and Environmental Consulting experience to design and implement client driven solutions that ensure safety and compliance,  manage risk and environmental impact, and increase sustainability, profitability and commercial success.  IKM work to deliver every project with distinction.

Our Vision

Our vision is to be a leading provider of innovative engineering and environmental solutions. We want to continuously inspire our team through creativity and collaboration, building an international portfolio that not only meets the complex needs of our clients but sets new benchmarks for excellence. By fostering successful partnerships and embracing technological advancements, we envision a future where IKM is synonymous with distinction, sustainability, and transformative impact in every sector we venture into.

Delivering Distinction

Distinction (noun)

‘Excellence that sets someone or something apart from others’

At IKM Consulting, we are driven by a set of focused goals that propel the success of our staff, clients, and company:

People:  Inspiring each other through creativity, learning and collaboration, mentoring each other through communication and leadership, and commitment to delivering a working environment where our people see a distinctive difference in how we foster our professionals.

Portfolio:  Continue to create an International portfolio of complex engineering, geotechnical and environmental solutions that deliver distinction to our clients

Partners:  Foster successful partnerships that enable IKM to grow our network of clients and allow us to distinguish ourselves in new sectors.

Productivity:  Engineering efficient methods of work and utilising digitalisation to remain a lean and adaptable organisation

IKM Consulting

Our Values

Strong Foundations:  People, Processes & Pushing Boundaries

IKM Consulting is focused on building our workforce through learning and development, ensuring our processes and procedures reflect our ISO Accreditation status, and pushing boundaries through digital and emerging technologies to support our clients, staff and business goals.

Senior Management Team

Our team is committed to the vision and values that underpin our brand statement; Delivering Distinction.
Despite project complexity or time constraints, our aim for each and every client we work with is to approach the work with a single deliverable;  to provide innovative, cost-effective solutions while maintaining health and safety standards across the entire portfolio of our services.  It’s who we are.

Ian MacLachlan

Founder & Senior Consultant


David Taylor

Managing Director


Liz Copland


 BSc (Hons), FGS, CGeol, ASoBRA (Human Health and Controlled Waters/Water Environment), SiLC

Gordon Nelson

Lead Engineering Associate


Gillian Gow

Lead Environmental Associate

 BSc (Hons), MSc, CGEOL

Stuart Bell

 Engineering Associate


Amber Bush

 Environmental Associate

 BSc (Hons), MSc

Graeme Harley

 Technical Engineering Associate

 BEng CEng MIStructE

Eddy Winters

 Head of Business Development


We’re Here To Help Your Business

Through Creativity, Integrity, Collaboration & Sustainability

Some of Our Clients