Dan Hill (Arup)
Dan Hill is an Associate Director at Arup, and Head of Arup Digital Studio, a multidisciplinary strategic design team. Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists, working across every aspect of today’s built environment. Dan’s previous leadership positions have produced innovative, influential projects and organisations, ranging across built environment (Arup, Future Cities Catapult), education and research (Fabrica), government and social innovation (the Finnish innovation fund, SITRA), and media (BBC and Monocle), each one transformed positively via digital technology and a holistic approach to design. He is a Visiting Professor at UCL Bartlett Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose in London and an Adjunct Professor at RMIT University in Melbourne and University of Technology Sydney. Dan is also one of the Mayor of London’s Design Advocates, and a member of the UCL Commission for Mission Oriented Innovation and Industrial Strategy. His work has published also in academic journals, books and media and he is the author of the influential book “Dark Matter & Trojan Horses: A Strategic Design Vocabulary” and since 2002 has written the groundbreaking blog, City of Sound.