Arup expands cities capabilities across Southeast Asia with new leadership appointments

Jennifer Shand Jennifer Shand Australasia Press Office,Sydney
27 March 2019

Arup welcomes two new additions to the senior leadership team with the appointment of Andy Hodgson, as Advisory Services Leader and Tony Chan to our Southeast Asia Cities and Planning team. Based in Singapore, they will support the firm in expanding its capabilities across Southeast Asia, furthering the aspirations of the Arup Future Cities Hub.

Andy and Tony join an experienced bench of city design leaders. Together with the Future Cities Hub cohort, they will help us to propel the technical and design leadership we have established in Singapore to transform cities across Southeast Asia. ” Tan Yoong Heng Tan Yoong Heng Singapore Office Leader

Andy specialises in providing strategic counsel to a range of clientele including developers, investors and government institutions. As the Advisory Services Leader, he will help clients across the region formulate infrastructure strategies, assess technical and commercial viability of investments, unlock enterprise value and set long term plans to achieve economic development aspirations. He previously served as Director and regional Transport Advisory Lead for Atkins Acuity in Singapore and Southeast Asia.

I am delighted to be joining Arup at such an exciting time for infrastructure development across Asia. Arup is an established leader in delivering large, technically challenging and strategic city-shaping projects globally. I’m really looking forward to building on Arup’s reputation with my range of experience in this area. ”

Andy Hodgson Arup Advisory Leader Singapore Andy Hodgson Principal

With a strong background in sustainable urban development, Tony specialises in leading multidisciplinary teams to efficiently integrate masterplanning and urban design with infrastructure projects. Tony joins from CPG Singapore and was previously a founding member of Arup’s Planning, Development and Design team in Shanghai, where he led various award-winning projects. Tony has since played a key role in a number of pivotal projects across the region such as the creation of the Eastern Economic Corridor in Thailand.

With cities facing a myriad of physical and geopolitical challenges, I’m looking forward to helping clients define and develop urban projects that can be delivered in an integrated and resilient manner. Arup’s commitment to shaping thriving, healthy and successful cities is very aligned with what I hope to achieve in this space. ”

Tony Chan Cities and Planning Singapore Tony Chan Associate Principal, Cities and Planning