event photo

From Response to Resilience: the role of the engineer in disaster risk reduction

Public lecture of the LSE Cities public lectures series hosted by LSE Cities and Ove Arup Foundation

Jo da Silva explored how engineers and built environment professionals need to shift from responding to natural disasters to building everyday resilience within homes, communities and cities.

You can listen to a podcast of the lecture here.

Profiles

  • Jo da Silva

    Jo da Silva

    Jo da Silva is a Director at Arup where she leads Arup International Development, which she founded in 2007. Having studied engineering at the University of Cambridge, she began her career working in central India before joining Arup as a graduate engineer in 1989.