A careful approach to project planning and execution is crucial to a successful outcome

For an asset to function optimally, the necessary people, processes, and systems need to be established. There are countless examples of businesses that have had their net present values eroded, experiencing delays in achieving nameplate capacity, increased safety issues, and high implementation costs. This can result in lost opportunities and significant loss in shareholder value.

Advisory services are the comprehensive insights and solutions that transform projects from initiation to execution, a practice centered in deep industry knowledge and tried-and-tested management consulting approaches and skills.

Supported by a strong commissioning program, advisory services are the key to sustainable strategy development, maximizing shareholder value, and delivering a successful project execution.

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Helping you deliver sustainable solutions and results from project initiation to execution 


By drawing upon our decades of project and operational experience, we are uniquely positioned to assist clients in taking a proactive and holistic approach to managing their risks and opportunities. Rapidly changing digital and automation technology creates significant opportunities for innovation and new operating models. However, they can also add significant risk if not leveraged in an appropriate and practical way. We offer analysis, insights, perspectives, and recommendations to help clients produce results and create sustained shareholder value. 

Risk management

Our risk management process provides clients with a foundation for improved governance and strategic decision-making by better identifying, assessing, and managing risks. We collaborate with our clients to understand their tolerance for risk and apply proven principles and methodologies to support strategic decisions such as project portfolio prioritization, project configuration alternative selection, and capital budgeting. 

Preventing the unlikely event that could destroy your business

Business Readiness

Simply put, Business Readiness is the practice of establishing the people, processes, and systems necessary to operate a new asset safely, promptly, and on budget. An inadequate Business Readiness program can result in the erosion of 20 to 45 percent of any project’s net present value with clients experiencing delays in achieving nameplate capacity and experiencing increased safety issues and high implementation costs. Our experts can help clients develop a Business Readiness approach that mitigates these risks. 

Capital productivity

Our holistic approach to working capital optimization helps maximize capital efficiency and deliver a more profitable, resilient business. Our deep industry experience and long history of success in large, complex life cycle projects helps clients manage and optimize working capital while mitigating risks. 

Transaction support

With our proven track record in quantifying opportunities, potential risks, and mitigation strategies across the mining and metals, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we provide customized services for our clients’ environmental and social due diligence, and lenders’ technical advisory needs. 

Business transformation

With the uncertainty of the current global economic climate, organizations simply cannot afford to react with disjointed solutions. Today’s clients need to take a holistic approach, based on technical and organizational fundamentals.  We have highly qualified subject matter experts who can help clients transform their business for long-term profitability
and resilience. 

Climate change and sustainability

We are uniquely positioned and qualified to assist our clients with business transformation with a focus on achieving ESG goals while ensuring end-to-end profitability and reliability. We create end-to-end tangible solutions that consider the evolving ESG and technology landscape, and advise on any required strategy or operating changes.

Asset and maintenance management

Our asset management offering is designed to improve the overall productivity and efficiency of a client’s operation. We provide the tools you need to leverage and derive value from information—risks, gaps, and areas for improvement—allowing for overall better decision-making, end-to-end. 

Supply chain management

Hatch supports its clients in transforming their supply chain activities and operations and responding to the challenges of today's complex world. With our extensive expertise in inventory management, logistics, procurement, and working capital, we use a structured approach that allows us to provide services across supply chain transformation, procurement and contracts management, working capital management, and logistics and warehousing.

Organizational effectiveness

Digital and remote working trends are changing the way work is delivered. Hatch helps clients to develop efficient organizational structures and deliver the change with conviction through a rigorous implementation plan. In the final stages, we guide and shape companies to use leadership as a catalyst to achieve business outcomes and embed recognition that technical capability is only one aspect of effective leadership.

Commercial due diligence

Hatch provides due diligence services on proposed projects for investors, owners, and sponsors. We conduct appraisals by leveraging local knowledge and diverse expertise that allows us to react quickly to all queries raised by banks, private equity houses, aluminum companies, and prospective investors. Our experience ranges in all aspects of due diligence, from providing rationale for deals to concrete financial insights and analysis.

Introduction to Operational Readiness | How to unleash a project’s untapped potential

An overview of the operational readiness process and provide insight on how to ensure new operations achieve nameplate capacity by implementing an effective and predictable ramp-up program.



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