Alan Belfield previously served as Chairman of Arup Group, leading our 16,000-strong team and overseeing our global business across advisory, design, engineering, planning, and management services in the cities, energy, transport and water markets.

Alan previously served as Arup Group Chief Operating Officer with overall responsibility for operational and commercial performance, and the alignment of business activity across the firm.

He has a wealth of experience in advisory services, engineering and technology, and an unwavering commitment to realise Arup’s ambition to ‘shape a better world’. He is passionate about all of Arup’s aims and is a strong advocate for diversity of thought. He is also the Business Chair of the UK Government’s Professional and Business Services Council (PBSC), as well as a Board member of London First. As Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, he has served as a member of the Academy’s Awards Committee since September 2017.