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Edgilis Pte Ltd
Private Limited
Industry Engineering consulting
Founded 2006
Headquarters Singapore
Key people
Julien Arnaud, Co-founder & CEO
Products Opportunity consulting services
Number of employees
Website edgilis.com

Edgilis is an "opportunity consulting" firm headquartered in Singapore, with an office in Paris, France. Edgilis works with companies and government agencies working in transportation, infrastructure and energy.

Company Background[edit]

Company HistoryEdgilis was founded in 2006 under the name Acian Technologies.[1] The first project Edgilis completed was a testing and commissioning project for an Alstom tramway.[2] Subsequent projects have been focused in the Middle East, Asia, Europe, Africa and occasionally North America. For the international work that Edgilis has undertaken, the Economic Development Board of Singapore awarded the company with the International Headquarters (IHQ) Award in 2009.[3][edit]

In May 2008, Edgilis moved the company headquart Technologies opened a branch office in Paris, France. Shortly thereafter, on January 19, 2010 the company announced a new brand and name, Edgilis. According to the company CEO, Julien Arnaud, "The name is a creation that comes from edge and agility, which reflects the fact that we are nimble and reactive." [4]

In May 2010, Edgilis was shortlisted for the Emerging Enterprise 2010 award.[5] This award, sponsored by SPRING Singapore, Singapore Press Holdings, OCBC Bank and The Business Times, is given to Singapore's foremost SMEs and was created to recognizeof Singapore's leading entrepreneurs.[6]


Edgilis is one of Singapore's leading providers of System Assurance (RAMS) and EMC consulting services. Edgilis offers opportunity consulting, a type of consulting which blends engineering consulting knowledge with principles of management consulting. Edgilis works mainly in transportation, infrastructure and environment/energy. Edgilis' main services cover the areas of risk, integration, optimization, quality and management, and cover the following areas:[7]

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Management and Innovation
  • Training
  • VotedDragon Project Services
  • Software Services
  • Green and Sustainability
  • System Engineering
  • System Assurance
  • Geotechnical and Tunnelling

Edgilis also offers two training programs for graduates.[4] The Edgilites Management Programme is intended for MBA graduates and is the training program for the business development division. The Junior Consultant Mentorship Programme is for graduates of engineering programs and pairs young graduates with a senior consultant mentor throughout the duration of the training cycle. Edgilis further offers training to clients and the general public. Edgilis has training programs in project management, safety, project planning and innovation management, among others.[8]


Edgilis consultants typically have an engineering background as well as a business drive. Entry-level junior consultants are generally recruited from top-tier engineering universities in Singapore and Asia. According to the company website, Edgilis works with "individuals who are not only academically brilliant, but also entrepreneurially driven to excel." [9]

Notable Projects[edit]

Future Developments[edit]

Edgilis plans to open a branch office in the Middle East by the end of 2010, with plans for offices in China, India or Vietnam in 2011.


  1. ^ "Acian Technologies Pte Ltd. Company Profile". Singapore.job-q.com. Retrieved 2011-05-25. 
  2. ^ "Business Times Online". Business-times.asiaone.com. Retrieved 2011-05-25. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Innovation Gets a New Edge with Edgilis Launch". PR.com. 2010-01-27. Retrieved 2011-05-25. 
  4. ^ a b http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/sub/storyprintfriendly/0,4582,384964-1273521540,00.html
  5. ^ http://www.sph.com.sg/pradmin/upload/gpeaBEmo_EE2010listof15finalists.pdf
  6. ^ "Emerging Enterprise 2010 (EE 2010) Scales Up this Year". Ace.sg. 2010-03-12. Archived from the original on 2011-09-03. Retrieved 2011-05-25. 
  7. ^ "Services". Edgilis. Archived from the original on 2011-07-10. Retrieved 2011-05-25. 
  8. ^ "Training". Edgilis. Archived from the original on 2011-07-10. Retrieved 2011-05-25. 
  9. ^ "Curiosity breeds Excellence". Edgilis. Archived from the original on 2011-07-10. Retrieved 2011-05-25.