Caroline Ray

East Africa International Development Leader

Caroline lives in Kenya and is Regional Director for Arup in East Africa.  She is a Chartered Civil and Structural Engineer with 30 years’ experience in the design and delivery of buildings and infrastructure projects.  Caroline has been living and working in Africa for 14 years, delivering projects across East and Southern Africa.  Based in Nairobi, she works with public sector, private sector and NGOs in the formal built environment and informal settlements and has gained experience in the development of multi-sectoral solutions to challenges within the built environment in Africa.  Caroline leads Arup’s growing business in the East Africa region, working closely with colleagues in other parts of Africa and the Arup world.  

She is committed to raising awareness of the development opportunities within and through all our projects and to influence the way in which urban and infrastructure growth in Africa are used as an opportunity to build better for all.