Ian Taylor appointed Global Aviation Business Leader

23 Sep 2016

With over 35 years of experience in the transportation sector, Ian Taylor has been appointed to lead the global aviation business at Arup with effect from 1 September 2016.

Ian joined Arup in 1993 and has worked in the UK, Ireland, USA and Asia.  Since 2009, he has served as Aviation Business Leader in East Asia, playing a leading role in expanding the Firm’s presence in China. Previously, he led the Aviation team in the UK, Middle East and Africa.

A Fellow of the UK Institution of Civil Engineers, Ian has worked on award winning aviation and transport infrastructure projects including Hong Kong International Airport, Terminal 2 Dublin Airport, San Francisco’s Transbay Terminal, New York’s 2nd Avenue Subway, Singapore Changi Airport Station and JFK International Airport.

“Through his leadership roles, Ian has developed a deep understanding of the application of Arup’s specialist skills in the aviation sector. His strengths lie in his ability to quickly understand clients’ operational and project aspirations and to organise and direct the resources necessary to complete projects successfully.  In his new position, he will guide the development of the Firm’s aviation skills and services across the world and ensure Arup remains focused on understanding client needs and surpassing their expectations.”

- Gregory Hodkinson, Chairman, Arup Group

“I’m delighted to take on this role. At Arup we are working with airports around the world to develop long-term strategies to get to the heart of the issues facing aviation today and helping them prepare for the future. I shall guide the development of our multidisciplinary teams – from strategic airport planning to programme delivery and operations consultancy – and help our clients achieve their commercial and operational objectives, and put the passenger experience at the centre of everything they do.”

- Ian Taylor, Director and Global Aviation Business Leader


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    Ian Taylor, Arup’s Global Aviation Business Leader, will drive the strategic development of our aviation business