BOSTON, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, the global design and consulting firm for the built environment, announces that Brian Swett has been named Principal in the Americas Region.
"Brian's passionate, far-sighted approach to the planning and design of cities is central to the support we provide to our clients in urban centers," said Andy Howard, Chairman of the Americas Region.
Based in Arup's Boston office, Swett joined the firm in 2015 as the Cities Leader for the Americas Region. Winner of the Urban Land Institute's "40 Under 40" honor, he is a nationally recognized leader in climate change and sustainability strategy in cities, with over a decade of leadership experience on both the government and private-sector sides of sustainable urban development and management.
Brian's expertise includes sustainability strategy, energy and climate policy, green buildings, city policy and program development, and performance management. He combines a background in business, policy, and science to deliver integrated and actionable strategies that address both the built and natural environment.
Arup provides planning, engineering, design, and consulting services for the most prominent projects and sites in the built environment. Since its founding in 1946, the firm has consistently delivered technical excellence, innovation, and value to its clients, while maintaining its core mission of shaping a better world. Arup opened its first US office more than 30 years ago and now employs 1,400 people in the Americas. The firm's employee-ownership structure promotes ongoing investment in joint research to yield better outcomes that benefit its clients and partners. Visit Arup's website, www.arup.com, and the online magazine of Arup in the Americas, doggerel.arup.com, for more information.
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