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Jo da Silva talks engineering for humanity

Jo talks about her career and using her engineering skills in helping developing countries and humanitarian situations.

During her time at Arup, Jo da Silva OBE has travelled the world designing incredible structures with some of the best architects in the world. In her spare time, Jo trained to be a post-disaster engineer and on her return from post-tsunami Sri Lanka in 2004, decided to focus on helping developing countries and humanitarian situations.

As Director of Arup International Development, Jo works in various countries advising on and designing sustainable infrastructures and resilience both within buildings and communities.

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