Liam Luddy is Arup’s Chief Operating Officer for the Europe Region. Prior to his current appointment, Liam led Arup’s Science, Industry and Technology business in Europe.

With over 35 years’ experience, Liam has led design teams on significant projects across multiple sectors, including science, industry and technology, commercial, infrastructure, education, healthcare, civic and leisure projects.

Liam is also the Europe Board Sponsor for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. A firm believer in the power of an inclusive workplace culture to foster innovation and improve productivity, Liam champions initiatives which value people’s individual differences and enhance feelings of respect, acceptance and belonging among staff.

With operations in nine countries, Liam oversees day-to-day commercial, financial, management systems and legal operational functions across Europe.

He supports business, service and project leads to enhance the resilience of our clients’ projects to climate change as they transition to a digitally-enabled future. He is based in Ireland and is a member of the Board of the Cork Chamber of Commerce.