Arup Principal Jonathan Griffin is stepping into the role of Advisory Leader, Australasia.

Jonathan’s appointment comes at an exciting time to help Arup focus on meeting the increased demand for advisory services that support embedding sustainability in the built environment across infrastructure, property, and transport to the transition to cleaner energy.

After more than 20 years with Arup, Jonathan will lead a team of around 150 professionals across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia. His background includes advisory, engineering and major project delivery, with leading roles in the promotion, development and delivery of major transport and social infrastructure projects and programs in Australia, the UK and Papua New Guinea. His cross-sector experience encompasses rail, light rail, maritime, aviation, highways, water, educational and justice facilities and he continues to support major projects such as North East Link. Jonathan helped lead the establishment of Arup’s Advisory Services business and brings a proven track record in growing new services and market offerings.

Andy Hodgson, Global Advisory Services Lead at Arup said, “We’re excited to welcome Jonathan to this strategically critical role for the business. As the world becomes increasingly invested in adopting evidenced based decision making to tackle the challenges of the day, the experience we bring to the table in the advisory business will continue to grow.”

Jonathan Griffin, Advisory Services Leader, Australasia said, “I’m really pleased to be stepping into this role, particularly at such a critical time when we are growing our teams and influence to support clients in their sustainability journey. We are seeing increasing demand for our services such as sustainable investment advisory, improving the resilience of assets and helping businesses transform their operations to respond to climate and other challenges. I look forward to working with our talented teams across the region to take this forward.”