L&B Acquires The Ambidji Group

September 2016

Leading global airport planners and designers, Landrum & Brown (L&B) announces the successful conclusion of the acquisition of Melbourne based aviation sector strategists, infrastructure consultants and managers, The Ambidji Group.

Gary Gibb, Landrum & Brown's President, Asia Pacific (right) cements the agreement in Melbourne with Brian Jackson, Managing Director of Ambidji, as David Miles, Ambidji's Chairman, looks on.

President of L&B’s Asia Pacific Division Gary Gibb reports that “L&B are committed to a strategy of growing our service offerings to our clients in the rapidly growing Australia/Asia Pacific, African and Middle East regions. We are proud to be the largest provider of these specialist services in this region. This acquisition complements and strengthens our service offerings and internal senior mentorship in areas in which Ambidji has an excellent reputation. This particularly includes aviation sector policy regulatory and strategy development, airspace planning and management, air traffic services system planning, airport management and airport and airline transactional advisory services.” Mr. Gibb also stated that “Ambidji’s 25-year international experience in both advanced and emerging economies strongly reinforces L&B’s already extensive engagement with these markets.”

Ambidji’s principals, David Miles and Brian Jackson will join L&B as Associate Vice Presidents of the Asia Pacific Region. At today’s signing ceremony at L&B’s Asia Pacific headquarters in Melbourne, Ambidji’s outgoing Managing Director Brian Jackson commented that “Ambidji is delighted to be joining forces with such a dynamic, highly capable and well reputed airport and aviation consulting firm and looks forward to the great possibilities for innovation in service delivery enabled by this.”

About L&B:

L&B is the oldest and most innovative privately owned consultancy dedicated solely to the needs of the commercial aviation community, focusing on solutions for the world’s busiest and most challenging airports. Our focus on the highly specialized issues of the global aviation industry provides our clients with a level of expertise and vision that cannot be matched. Through experience and innovation, our ideas are shaping the future of aviation.


Gary Gibb, President Asia Pacific
P: +61 3 9639 7744 | F: +61 3 9663 7884
Email: GGibb@landrum-brown.com