Dervilla Mitchell is the Chair of Arup UKIMEA. A civil engineer by training, during her 39-year career at Arup, Dervilla is perhaps best known for leading the Arup team at Heathrow Terminal 5, a £4bn project. She subsequently worked on Dublin Airport’s Terminal 2, the London 2012 Olympic Games’ Athletes Village and is currently leading the firm’s efforts on major airport developments in London and Abu Dhabi. Dervilla is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineers and was awarded a CBE in 2014.