Francesca is an architectural engineer with over 19 years’ experience, leading the Sustainability team of Arup in Germany. She has worked for Arup in Australia, UK, India and China. Her background in low-energy building services engineering and architecture has enabled her to develop expertise in environmental design at both urban and individual building scale, on a variety of projects worldwide.

She has extensive experience in environmental policies and strategies for sustainable development, zero carbon projects, climate change mitigation assessments and adaptation strategies, resources conservation for buildings and large scale masterplans.

She is passionate about social sustainability and social value and currently leads the Health and Wellbeing consultancy in Arup Germany, applying the WELL Building Standard to a variety of projects.