Elad Eisenstein has left Arup to join Ramboll as director of cities and regeneration to lead its urban regeneration work across the UK
Elad Eisenstein is set to lead Ramboll’s urban regeneration team, focusing on major cities projects, integrating across the transport, infrastructure environment and energy businesses and bringing experience in addressing future urban challenges.
Eisenstein joins Ramboll from Arup, where he was principal with responsibility for Urban Planning and Design. He is a cities expert, architect and urban designer with two decades of experience specialising in leading, designing and delivering complex and large-scale urban projects.
Past projects include Stratford City’s International Quarter, NOMA in Manchester, Central to Eveleigh in Sydney, Zuidas in Amsterdam and the Singapore Sports Hub.
He has also won several international design competitions and has advised many public and private sector bodies on urban design, large scale planning and city strategy.
Mathew Riley, Ramboll’s managing director, said: “Elad’s experience in delivering world class urban solutions is second to none, complemented by his vision on creating the cities of tomorrow and his understanding of the key imperatives driving today’s urban design.
“At Ramboll we have a wealth of experience in creating sustainable solutions for city clients across multiple markets and Elad’s appointment will help us combine these complementary capabilities into a compelling urban agenda.”
Eisenstein added: “Ramboll has earned a powerful reputation for innovation and fresh thinking, and for putting sustainability at the heart of everything they do.
“I look forward to working with my new colleagues to define and articulate this holistic approach, and to designing sustainable cities and urban landscapes that people want to live in.”