Kaitlin Shilling

Kaitlin Shilling


  • Global Climate Change Risk, Resilience and Adaptation Leader
  • Global and Australasia Resilience, Security and Risk Leader

Kaitlin Shilling is the Global Leader for Resilience and Adaptation at Arup.

Kaitlin leads our services around Resilience and Adaptation and our work in delivering Social Impact through our projects. She is the Australasia Skills Leader for Arup’s City Resilience Network.

Her experience working across Southeast Asia, Central Asia, Africa and the Caribbean informs her approach to developing programs in sustainable development, resilience and economic development. She has designed research to understand linkages between climate change and security, food and climate change, and economic development and government capacity. She holds a Ph.D. in Environment and Resources, where her research focused on economic impacts of climate change and their link to civil conflict.