Alan Belfield has been the Chair of Arup since April 2019. Prior to that, Alan was the Group COO. A mechanical engineer by training, during his 27-year career at Arup, Alan has built the firm’s consulting business with specialists in Management Consulting, Planning and Technology. His industry expertise in the automotive and rail sectors has seen him lead technical, operational and financial due diligence projects with Nanjing Automotive Company and Network Rail.