Cambridge Consultants

What we do:
Innovative Product Development and Technology Consultants

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Head Office:
Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 0DW

Our Mission/Vision

Mission: To Breakthrough Together, by Design. Vision: To be the market leaders in the product design and engineering sectors.

Company Information

A BRIGHT IDEA in 1960 led to three Cambridge graduates setting up a technology consultancy that specialises in “helping companies achieve the seemingly impossible”. Cambridge Consultants is now a subsidiary of the global engineering group Altran, and has a UK workforce of 489.

Under the leadership of chief executive Alan Richardson, the Cambridge-based firm develops products for clients ranging from FTSE100 corporations to tech start-ups. A senior engineer typically makes about £40,000 a year and colleagues can nominate each other for extraordinary effort, with the chance to win a cash reward.

People are happy with their pay and benefits, scoring 72% positive on this measure, and feel they are paid fairly for the responsibilities they have, relative to those working in comparable organisations (66%). Half of the Cambridge Consultants workforce takes advantage of flexitime and people do not feel their health is suffering (77%). They are happy with their work/life balance (68%).

Work brings a lot of satisfaction on problem-solving projects, primarily in the medical, consumer or wireless technology fields. Employees are proud to work for this organisation (85%).


Company Statistics

  • 1

    UK sites

  • 12%

    Staff Turnover

  • 1960


  • 39

    Average Age

  • 489


  • 73% / 27%

    Male : Female

  • 77%

    Earning £35,000+

List History

  • Best Companies To Work For List 2017


  • Sunday Times List 2016


  • Sunday Times List 2015


  • Sunday Times List 2014


Accreditation History

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