Celebrating our success: Appointment to the Environment Agency’s 2024 Mapping and Modelling Framework (MMF) 

Celebrating our success: Appointment to the Environment Agency’s 2024 Mapping and Modelling Framework (MMF) 

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Marking our 25th year of being a supplier of mapping and modelling services to the Environment Agency

We are excited to announce JBA’s appointment to the Environment Agency's 2024 Mapping and Modelling Framework (MMF). The 2024 MMF is a national framework which will deliver services including survey, mapping, modelling, hydrological and other professional services. This appointment marks our 25th year of being a supplier of mapping and modelling services to the Environment Agency, having been appointed to the first such framework back in 1999. It also marks a significant milestone in our collaboration with the Environment Agency, underpinned by JBA’s position as the leader in numerical modelling, hydrology, risk assessment and geospatial modelling. 

Sonya Evans, Environment Agency 2024 MMF Framework Manager comments:

“The Mapping and Modelling Framework underpins the work of the Environment Agency, enabling our teams to make informed investment decisions based on data and evidence. The high standard of tender submissions shows the skills and capabilities of the UK industry, and we look forward to working with the successful delivery partners both nationally and locally.”

Setting the stage for future innovation

Being selected for the MMF again, underscores the value the Environment Agency JBA provides the Environment Agency in supporting them to meet their strategic objectives and the long-term ambitions of their 2020 National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy. (FCERM), 2023-2033 Asset Management Strategy and sustainability strategy -eMission 2030. 

The feedback on our tender submission was overwhelmingly positive, recognising our impressive experience, specialist expertise and what we can collectively achieve working as one team. This success not only celebrates our current accomplishments but also sets the stage for future innovations and developments to the world of mapping and modelling. 

Delivering on our shared commitment to build resilience to climate change

This appointment provides us with opportunity to further our work with the Environment Agency, delivering on our shared commitment to build resilience to climate change. Scheduled to launch in May, the MMF will operate over three years at a value of £52.5m, with the option of a one-year extension at a value of up to £17.5m. The framework promises continuity and consistency in the services we provide, backed by a robust pipeline of work and a steady stream of opportunities for innovation and growth. 

We are pleased to announce the leadership roles within the framework: Ellie Charles will be our Framework Manager, with Marc Pinnell taking the role of Framework Director.  

Ellie Charles, Framework Manager comments:

“This achievement is a testament to the collective effort of our talented team, whose expertise and commitment to excellence have made this possible. It is through their dedication that we continue to exceed the expectations of our clients and partners, including the Environment Agency. We are incredibly grateful to every member of our team for their invaluable contributions to this success.”  

Marc Pinnell, Framework Director added:

“25 years of continuous service to mapping and modelling for the Environment Agency reflects our shared values and commitment to excellence, innovation and making a positive impact in our pursuit of resilience to climate change. Our continued partnership with the Environment Agency is a source of great pride and motivation for our team, and we eagerly await the impactful work we will accomplish together over the course of the next few years.”  

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