Ian gardner

Director at Arup



Ian Gardner is a Director of major international consulting firm Arup, is the global leader of the firm’s Energy Business and is a Board Member of the firm’s UKIMEA Region (UK, India, Middle-East & Africa). He is a Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and of the Energy Institute, and Member of the Institution of Royal Engineers. He has close interests in energy market dynamics and trends; encouraging whole system thinking relating to urban needs and new concepts for more integrated, resilient approaches to assist a sustainable future. 

 Ian is a senior industry figure and author of the book, Achieving Successful Construction Projects– a guide for industry leaders and programme managers. He has considerable experience in the leadership and management of large multi-disciplinary design and construction teams, and in all stages of projects from inception, procurement, design to completion. He received the Royal Academy of Engineering Major Project Award 2014 and on two occasions has won British Construction Industry Awards in the major project category.

Ian co-founded the firm’s Berlin office, formed and led the firm’s Infrastructure London Group undertaking projects such as Channel Tunnel Rail Link (HS1), London Olympic Park and Msheireb Doha.