Fiona Sykes, waste business leader in Arup East Asia

Fiona Sykes


  • East Asia Resources and Waste Leader

Fiona brings her experience and passion to drive sustainable development and circular economy practices in government and private sector projects.

She leads the Resource and Waste Management Team for Hong Kong and South East Asia, managing projects in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Philippines, Vietnam and Indonesia at different stages of the materials value chain, from ‘end of first life’ through source separation and collection, through the ‘Rs’ of reuse, repurposing, recycling, recovery and finally disposal. 

Fiona has a strength in collaboration and coordination, bringing people from different backgrounds together to solve challenges, with a focus on driving the principles of a circular economy and on recognizing ‘waste’ as a valuable resource.  With over 14 years in Hong Kong, she understands the challenges and opportunities unique to this high-rise and fast paced city.