About IPA

The World’s Leading Advisory Firm on Capital Effectiveness.

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Excellence Through Measurement®

Founded in 1987, IPA is a benchmarking, research, and consulting organization devoted to the empirical research of capital projects and project systems.

Our History

For over 30 years, we’ve been the leader in driving capital effectiveness.

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Our Mission & Values

Commitment to our core mission and values is key to our success.

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Our Leadership

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Board of Directors

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Our Global Offices

Founded in 1987, IPA is a benchmarking, research, and consulting organization devoted to the empirical

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Social & Ethical Responsibility

Ethical responsibility to our surrounding communities is an important principle of operation at IPA.

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Detailed data are the starting point for IPA's methodology, and drive our deep knowledge of what makes

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IPA Glossary

Definitions for frequently used IPA terms, project driver and outcome metrics, and more

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We Improve Your Return on Capital Investments

As agents of change, we help our clients implement long-lasting and effective improvements to their project systems. Nobody understands how to optimize capital investments through the application of Best Practices better than IPA.

Our Vantage Point on the Industry

IPA evaluates industrial projects, large and small, around the world. We have a deep understanding of current Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) industry, time, and regional trends. Our evaluations are comprehensive and cover the entire project life cycle, from business idea to operations.

Our Clients

We maintain strong relationships with capital intensive companies in the Fortune Global 500 and other organizations in the extractive (oil & gas, mining, minerals & metals), manufacturing (chemicals, fuels, pharmaceuticals, consumer projects, etc.), and infrastructure (power, renewables, real estate, airports, etc.) industries.

Proprietary and Granular Databases

IPA collects capital project information directly from owner project teams at a rate of approximately 600-700 projects per year. This steady flow of actual project data is unparalleled and is the source of all IPA products and services.

Proven Track Record

We continuously validate our work through the on-going flow of data, making sure our advisory services accurately reflect current industry trends and current industry performance.

Careers at IPA

IPA believes that every employee contributes to our growth and success, and we are committed to providing long-term, stable employment. Our casual, culturally diverse atmosphere stresses teamwork and cooperation over internal competition, and all employees are given opportunities for personal and professional growth.

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