ICF International Opens New Office in Beijing

ICF to Provide Environmental, Aviation, and Energy Consulting Services in China



Fairfax, Virginia, January 22, 2009 -

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) announced today the opening of its new Beijing office. The new office will provide a full range of consulting services throughout China, with specific emphasis on climate change, energy, aviation, and corporate environmental sustainability. 

The Beijing office is part of ICF’s global strategy to expand its energy, aviation, and environmental service offerings worldwide. In addition to its extensive network of offices within the U.S., ICF now maintains offices in six foreign countries, four of which represent the most significant climate change mitigation opportunities—Brazil, Russia, India, and China. ICF’s new Beijing location will enable the company to provide enhanced client support on carbon finance and climate change mitigation projects. In addition, ICF’s Beijing office will serve the rapidly growing Chinese airline, airport, and aerospace industries, while also targeting corporate environmental sustainability planning, and sustainable supply chain operations.

“ICF has managed energy and environmental work in China for nearly 20 years, and is well-positioned to operate effectively in this market,” said Sudhakar Kesavan, ICF International chairman and CEO. “We currently have a stable client and revenue base from which to grow our corporate presence in China, including $3 million in new bilateral program work awarded in late 2008. We look forward to continuing our work in China and expanding our service offerings to meet new market opportunities, especially in those industries such as commercial aviation that match ICF’s core competencies.”

“With the new Beijing office, ICF is uniquely positioned to provide an integrated set of climate change and energy services across China’s key markets,” states David Hathaway, ICF principal and managing director of China operations. “Our professional staff has many years of combined experience in China, along with a deep understanding of climate change and China’s energy sector. We also have access to ICF’s global network of professionals, which will allow us to provide our clients with world-class expertise and a full range of consulting services.”

The office will be operated as a wholly owned subsidiary, 艾思赋国际咨询(北京)有限公司 (ICF International Consulting (Beijing) Company, Ltd.), which is registered in the People's Republic of China and is located in Beijing. For more information on ICF’s Beijing office and its service offerings, contact David Hathaway at dhathaway@icfi.com.



About ICF International

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social programs, health, defense, and emergency management markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,000 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.

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