James Kenny

Head of Global Affairs, Arup

James Kenny is Head of Global Affairs at Arup, the global design engineering and planning consultant. He is responsible for managing relationships with key stakeholder groups around the world, with a particular interest in Asia, as well as advising on reputational risk.

James has worked in senior management positions around the globe in a number of fields from engineering, publishing and public affairs, as well as being Chief Speechwriter to the Home Secretary and other senior Ministers within the UK government. He holds degrees in civil engineering, management and law and is based in London.