Caroline Stalker has been appointed design director for engineering and design firm Arup’s Brisbane-based urban design team.

Ms Stalker is and architect and urban designer with more than 30 years’ experience in integrated transport, health and research, cities, and sub-tropical and climate responsive designs.

Prior to Arup Ms Stalker was director at Archipelago Architecture & Urban Design and spent nine years as a director at Architectus.

“Caroline’s depth and breadth of experience will further refine our design approach as we continue to work closely with clients to address the challenges and opportunities around urbanisation, density and growth,” Arup Australasia consulting leader Marianne Foley said.

“Caroline is a passionate advocate for people-centric design, with an excellent presence within the industry – we are so pleased to welcome her to Arup.”

Ms Stalker is also an adjunct professor of creative industries at QUT, a member of the Queensland government’s Urban Design and Places Panel, a member of the Property Council of Australia Cities Committee, an honorary life fellow of the Urban Design Alliance of Queensland, and sits on the Council of Tall Buildings and International Urban Habitat Urban Design Committee.