Steve Fernandez

Steve Fernandez


  • Global and UKIMEA Building Retrofit Leader

Steve is a Director and leads Arup’s civil and structural team in the Midlands, as well as acting as our Global and UKIMEA Leader for Building Retrofit. He has more than 20 years’ experience leading and delivering a broad range of projects locally, nationally and internationally, from the UK, to the Middle East, South Africa and Russia.

Steve is am Conservation Accredited Engineer and has worked on a variety of projects to upgrade, enhance and repurpose existing buildings. With a combined background in engineering and architecture, he brings a holistic design approach to projects, delivering solutions that respond to our clients’ most ambitious challenges.

Within Arup, Steve leads a network of buildings retrofit experts across the UK, Middle East, India and Africa, sharing best practices, knowledge and skills to provide our clients with leading solutions that re-invigorate and restore value to buildings. He has extensive experience on existing buildings of different ages, including some exceptional examples of ‘adaptive reuse’ which have unlocked value economically, environmentally and socially.