Eva Hinkers is Chair of Arup’s Europe Region and a member of the firm’s Management Board. She was recently appointed to the Arup Group Board, and acts as Group Board Sustainable Development Director. Prior to her current appointment she led Arup’s three offices in Germany for over six years. During her 20-year career at the firm, Eva has led a range of complex projects across sectors including infrastructure and commercial property, as well as delivering specialist facilities for leading industry groups.

A structural engineer by training, she has managed iconic projects including the headquarters of Korean beauty group AmorePacific in Seoul – all driven by her strong commitment to sustainability.

She is a strong proponent of Arup’s Total Design philosophy, which aims to deliver excellent work and unlock value for clients by bringing together multiple design disciplines. She is also the Partnership Director for Arup’s ongoing relationship with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF), leading our work to create catalysts for change in the application of Circular Economy principles in the built environment.