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About our history in Europe


Our History

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We opened an office in Seoul, South Korea.

On Thursday 30th March 2023, we held the official launch party of our new Korean office. 


Shaun Smith became the new Non-Executive Chairman

Shaun commenced with the Driver Group in March 2023. 


Charlotte Parsons joined as the Chief Financial Officer

In July 2022, Charlotte joined the group as the global CFO. 


Diales celebrated 10 years in business

Having been established in the UK in 2012, the group's expert witness service offering now has a global footprint.


New offices opened in New York and Madrid

We closed a busy year with the opening of these two new offices, strategically placing us to support the Spanish speaking market.


Mark Wheeler was appointed as Chief Executive Officer

In June 2020 Mark was appointed as CEO to the global group.


We launched a strategic partnership with EVRA Consulting (Pty) Ltd

To support our clients across the African continent, we established this partnership with EVRA; Africa’s leading claims and dispute resolution consultancy. EVRA's offering includes agile project management services to the financial, insurance, pharmaceutical, information technology and telecoms sectors, complimenting the skills of our consultants and experts. 


We celebrated 40 years in business


We opened offices in Kuwait and Paris


We opened an office in Sydney

This was our third office in Australia, and in the UK we closed the year with the acquisition of Initiate Consulting Ltd; strengthening our project management support service offering.


We launched in Canada

Through a joint venture with MHPM, we brought our expert services and claims and disputes services to the Canadian market, in spring 2014.

Later in the year, we joined forces once again with MHPM to support our clients in the Middle East’s growing project management arena.


New offices opened in Australia, Germany, and Hong Kong

Diales established a presence in Asia Pacific.


We launched Diales

In June of 2012, we launched the Group’s expert witness support service offering, providing highly experienced experts to support the legal profession in arbitration, litigation and alternative dispute resolution.


Driver Group acquired Trett Consulting

This acquisition launched the Driver Trett brand, providing commercial, contract, dispute resolution, and planning and programming services - now across Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Americas.


We opened an office in Qatar


We opened an office in Oman

We also acquired CMC (which later re-branded as Driver Project Services in 2010), adding customer focused project controls solutions to the Group’s high level commercial, planning, and claims support service offering.


We launched in the Middle East

Our first non-UK office opened in the UAE.


Driver Group PLC became a public listing


Driver Trett was established

Initially trading as BWS International Construction Consultants, a re-organisation in 2001 saw the creation of the Driver Group.

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