Ellie Dean

Senior Engineer, C40 Green Shipping Corridors

Ellie is a Senior Civil Engineer who has worked with Arup since 2016 in Sydney, Australia and moved to Los Angeles in 2022. She has a strong technical civil engineering and project and design management experience, having worked on multi-disciplinary maritime, highway, rail, aviation and site development projects in both Australia and the USA. She has extensive client facing experience with major government, contractor, and private clients, from feasibility and business case assessments through to detailed design and construction stages. She also spent 2 years working as a project engineer managing the day-to-day on-site construction activities with a rail contractor in Australia.

Since moving to LA, Ellie has acquired a niche experience working in the decarbonization of Ports and Shipping industry. From January 2023, Ellie has been seconded part-time to C40 Cities, as Senior Manager of the Port of Los Angeles, Port of Long Beach and Port of Shanghai Green Shipping Corridor. This corridor aims to accelerate the achievement of decarbonization targets aligned with the 2023 IMO Greenhouse Gas Strategy for international shipping for the Ports, shipping carriers and cargo owners who use this shipping route.

Ellie is also a very strong communicator and team leader, with a passion for project delivery, sustainability, partnerships, mentorship, and multi-disciplinary collaboration.