Jerome Frost appointed next chair of Arup Group

Jerome Frost OBE of Arup

Global sustainable development consultancy Arup has announced Jerome Frost OBE will take over as the next chair of Arup Group, from  April 1 next year. 

He will succeed Alan Belfield, who completes his five-year term on March 31, 2024. 

Frost will oversee the employee-owned, 20,000-strong business which delivers advisory, planning, engineering and design services across a wide range of markets including energy, property and transport.   

He is currently the chair of Arup’s businesses in the UK, India, Middle East and Africa and sits on the firm’s group board.  

“It’s an honour to be appointed to lead Arup,” said Frost. 

“Our employee ownership model and our founding values are more relevant than ever in tackling the extreme challenges our planet is facing. 

“I am eager that we build on the momentum which Alan and our talented 20,000 members have established, in making a more sustainable future a reality for our clients.”

The group chair is appointed by the Arup trustees for up to five years. 

Mahadev Raman is appointed as the next chair of trustees, beginning his term on  April 1, 2024. 

He will succeed David Whittleton who completes his five-year term on March 31, 2024.  

Any further new appointments will be made in 2024.

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