Caroline Ray lives in Kenya and is Regional Director for Arup (www.arup.com) in East Africa. She is a Chartered Civil and Structural Engineer with 30 years’ experience in the design and delivery of buildings and infrastructure projects. Caroline has been living and working in Africa for more than 12 years, delivering projects across East and Southern Africa. Based in Nairobi, she works with public sector, private sector and NGOs in the formal built environment and informal settlements and has gained experience in the development of multi-sectoral solutions to challenges within the built environment in Africa. Caroline is committed to the dissemination and application of research into risk and resilience and communicates the opportunity that urban growth in Africa presents to build better for all.