Rob Jones is Arup’s Advisory Services leader in the UK, India, Middle East and Africa. Throughout his career, Rob has led the change and transformation of organisations, and shaped organisational culture and structure for major infrastructure programmes and projects.

With over 20 years’ experience in a range of industries, he is a specialist at working with large and complex stakeholder environments, envisioning future organisations and enabling senior leadership to tackle strategic organisational challenges. He works with leaders and their teams and people functions to understand the risks and opportunities of their capability and how change in people coupled with process and technology can deliver the best outcomes.

Before joining Arup, he was Interim HR Director and previously Capability Development Director of High Speed Two Ltd., working with executive colleagues and the CEO to understand the capability gaps, formulate the work to close them and support the delivery of the required change.

He spent four and a half years as Head of Organisational Effectiveness on Crossrail delivering improvements to the programme team’s effectiveness, supporting the mobilisation and alignment of the supply chain and building resilience and capability improvement in the integrated client team.