• 1995-2005


    Robert and David develop Risk Analysis and Certification Services at Waterman Gore

  • 2005

    Robert and Sophia work together at EYP Mission Critical Facilities and later HP Critical Facilities Services



  • 2007


    Sophia wins the Young Mission Critical Engineer of the Year at the Datacentre Awards

  • 2011

    OI was founded on the belief that what is offered in traditional consultancy and training is not enough to achieve continual operational excellence



  • 2011


    Sophia becomes a Chartered Mechanical Engineer

  • 2011

    European project enables €1.2m savings with a 4 month payback



  • 2012


    Risk & Energy Reduction Programme gains CIBSE CPD accreditation

  • 2012

    Robert wins Outstanding Contribution to Industry, DCD LATAM Awards



  • 2013


    Expand into LATAM with our Risk & Energy Reduction Programme

  • 2013

    Our family continues to grow. Dr Beth Whitehead joins the team bringing life cycle assessment expertise



  • 2014


    OI expand their services to include: client requirements and design brief workshops

  • 2014

    David becomes an Accredited Tier Designer



  • 2015


    OI win the CIBSE Building Performance Training Programme Award for work with Entel, Chile

  • 2016

    OI launch the Site-Specific Cooling Fundamentals course.



  • 2017


    Robert is made visiting professor at London South Bank University

  • 2018

    OI move offices to London South Bank University Technopark



  • 2018


    OI launch their first online course: An Introduction to Data Centre Risk

  • 2020

    Sophia wins an Infrastructure Masons IM100 Award for her contribution to the digital infrastructure sector



  • 2021


    OI celebrates 10 years of business!

  • 2022

    OI & MiCiM merger

    OI announces their merger with MiCiM Ltd, a construction management service provider specialising in mission critical projects



  • 2023


    OI moves into new shared London office with MiCiM at The Clarence Centre