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.
Arup’s operational structure is made up of Regions, Practices and Businesses.
Arup operates as five Regions – each responsible for geographic strategy and management. The five Regions and their Directors are:
Practices are the services that Arup offers. Practice leaders (regional and global) focus on developing people and skills, as well as the constituent professional services.
We have 18 businesses, with regional and global leaders who are responsible for developing strategy, managing key accounts and developing business. They also work with the practice leaders to encourage development and provision of relevant skills and services.