Respected management expert joins Arup

Jennifer Shand Jennifer Shand Australasia Press Office,Sydney
21 October 2019

Steve Keevil-Jones has joined Arup’s Australasia Region as Design Manager with our growing regional water business.

A chartered engineer, Steve brings 30 years of experience across civil, water, waste water and environmental sectors and his primary role for the foreseeable future will be to lead the design aspects of the 10-year Sydney Water Partnership. 

We are thrilled to have a specialist of Stephen’s calibre and reputation join the team, and know it means we are better placed to serve our clients across the board. ”

Daniel Lambert Daniel Lambert Australasia Water Leader

His management and operational expertise is backed by an in-depth understanding of contractual and asset enhancement procedures. Steve is known for creating and delivering significant cost and time-saving solutions to the water industry via major partnerships both in Australia and the UK.

Steve’s most recent experience was as a Regional Manager for GHD that included Tasmania, Northern NSW, ACT and Southern NSW regions. During his 12 years in Australia, he has delivered several key Federal and State funded projects, some of which have received national awards. 


Thirty years in the field furnishes you with the experience you need to make a difference, and I’m really excited about having that opportunity within Arup. ” Stephen Keevil-Jones Steve Keevil-Jones Design Manager

One of the main reasons for these successes has been the ability to oversee not only the engineering needs of the project but also manage specialist deliverables, such as heritage and environmental studies. These processes also utilised his knowledge of adapting avoidance techniques and limit impact on highly sensitive environments.