Ramboll has appointed Elad Eisenstein as director of cities and regeneration. He 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 a wealth of experience in addressing future urban challenges.
Eisenstein joins Ramboll from Arup, where he had 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 across the globe. Past projects include Stratford City’s international quarter and Tottenham in London, NOMA in Manchester, Central to Eveleigh in Sydney, Zuidas in Amsterdam and the Singapore Sports Hub.
Eisenstein has won several international design competitions and advises public and private sector bodies on urban design, large scale planning and city strategy. He lectures on cities and issues of urbanism internationally and also acts as an invited critic at leading universities, including the Architectural Association and The Bartlett in London.
Mathew Riley, Ramboll’s managing director in the UK, commented: “This is an incredibly exciting appointment for the Ramboll team. 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.”
On taking up his position, Eisenstein said: “Ramboll has earned a powerful reputation for innovation and fresh thinking and for putting sustainability at the heart of everything they do. I’m thrilled to be joining a team of world-class experts. 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.”