Who we are

Investment and Asset Planning

We are consulting risk analysts

Successful projects are always the result of careful planning, good management and effective risk control. At DS+A, we have an innovative and creative team of consultants from a wide range of government and business backgrounds who can help you understand the risks to your venture.

Our chartered engineers, economists and operations analysts will work individually or in teams with your managers to identify, minimise and control risk.

DS+A is 100% owned by its staff and managed by a Board of working analyst directors. We have been trading successfully as consulting risk analysts since 1990.


DS+A Risk Analysts

What we do

M4 Motorway Elevation

We provide bespoke risk
analysis and risk management

Our goal is to provide you with high quality, reliable investment appraisals, risk analyses and risk management solutions in the shortest possible time. Our analyses will help secure the funding and timeframes your investment will need for success.

Our management solutions will give you evidence based action plans for cost reduction and timely completion. Our projects include:


How we work

London Docklands Light Railway

Our solutions give assurance that the risk is understood and under control

One approach does not suit all situations. Our solutions reflect the particular needs of our clients, their risk exposure and their risk appetite. We provide a full risk management service throughout the business venture/project life cycle with particular emphasis on the provision of risk management solutions that are based on reliable, robust quantitative analysis.
Our expertise lies in:

We also provide in-house training on our risk management processes for our clients, and we work anywhere in the world.


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Contact Us

Energy Projects

For further information,
please contact:

Debbie Pepler
DS+A Ltd
Unity Chambers
34 High East Street
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1305 310 500
Email: enquiries@dsa.uk.com

Founder of DS+A Ltd, Derek Salkeld has extensive experience of multi-disciplinary engineering projects covering a wide range of assets. He is a doctoral research student at the University of Exeter researching risk management methods.

Derek has written a book that is essential reading for anyone who has to finance projects or deliver them on time and on budget: Project Risk Analysis.

Recent published articles include

Excellence in risk management