Arup is a wholly independent organisation owned in trust for the benefit of its employees and their dependants.

With no shareholders or external investors the firm is able to independently determine its own priorities and direction as a business.

Each of Arup's employees receives a share of the firm's operating profit each year.


Arup Group's policy is set by its Group Board. This body reports to the firm's Trustees and to the firm itself, represented by the global college of directors and principals. 

Group Board


Arup operates as five Regions – each responsible for geographic strategy and management. The five Regions and their Directors are:

Business Networks