Cogitare is a young and dynamic niche consultancy that specialises in optimising infrastructure and operational solutions to reduce costs and energy consumption while improving performance and revenues.

Our complete system approach is relevant to many industries – from transport networks to health and utility services, facilities management and building design.

Cogitare’s Systems Optimisation Process helped London Underground reduce whole-life system costs by almost £0.5 billion and saved 5 billion kW hours of energy.

We achieve results like this by:

  • Providing detailed whole-life cost-benefit modelling and simulation, using available
    software and our bespoke IT models and solutions.
  • Partnership working with stakeholders and contractors to agree implementation.
  • Improving contractor and staff incentivisation via performance-based contracts, or through knowledge transfer, training, targets and monitoring.
  • Value management of the supply chain through our optimization and modeling process.

Case Studies

London Underground Line Upgrades
London Underground Line UpgradesCogitare has recently helped London Underground to reduce costs by over £200m per line and reduced energy by 20%, whilst maintaining or improving performance.


A Challenging Career

A Challenging CareerCogitare is currently recruiting and is interested in hearing from talented individuals looking for a challenging and rewarding career in Consulting, Analysis or Software Development. The current recruitment drive is specifically looking for Systems Engineering candidates, VBA Developers, and Graduates with excellent results in numerical subjects including Engineering, Econometrics, Mathematics.


RTS 2010 Railway Traction Systems - Birmingham UK, Optimising the Power Upgrade Solution of the Sub Surface Railway - Case Study in London Underground

Imperial College, London13/04/10 Cogitare presented this paper on Optimising the Power Upgrade Solution of London Underground's Sub Surface Railway, at the Railway Traction Systems (RTS 2010) conference organised by the IET and hosted by the University of Birmingham. Click here to see Cogitare's Paper. (1.3mb)