The specialist project management firm, WNY, has been appointed by the Department of International Trade (DIT) as the Project Delivery Partner for the UK Pavilion at the Astana EXPO 2017 in Kazakhstan.

The role encompasses a broad range of professional services and WNY will act as project manager and cost manager for the design and construction of the pavilion.

On WNY’s appointment Rt. Hon Charles Hendry, UK Commissioner for Astana Expo 2017, said: “I welcome WNY’s appointment as the project delivery partner to manage the design and construction of the UK’s Pavilion at Astana Expo 2017. WNY’s expertise will ensure that UK will have an excellent base to demonstrate its innovation and creativity as leaders in cleaner renewable energy.”

WNY’s director project delivery, Ben Price, said: “The Astana Expo will provide the UK with the opportunity to showcase its leadership, innovation and creativity in developing solutions to future energy production. We are delighted to be able to partner with DIT to plan and deliver this exciting project; and in the process demonstrate our own competitive advantage for specialist construction.”