Shonn Mills

CTBUH Trustee

Ramboll, Global Director | Singapore, Singapore


Shonn Mills is a champion of design and innovation with over 30 years of experience in the design and management of large building and transport infrastructure projects.

He started his career as a bridge designer in the having the opportunity to work on several long-span suspension bridges in California and the west coast of the United States. Upon moving to London moved his career in building engineering focusing on long-span projects including stadiums, airport terminals and metro stations. This experience soon led him into the design of complex building structures including high rise buildings.

In 2014 he relocated to Singapore to start Ramboll Buildings Asia operation and continue applying his expertise on tall buildings structures. Ramboll reorganized into Global Divisions when he took the Global leadership role for High Rise Building.

Shonn’s philosophy is that engineering…

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CTBUH Designated Expert


Working Group: Smart Building Technology (2018 – Present)

Annual Conference, Presenter (China 2016; Australia 2017; Middle East 2018)

Chapter Vice-Chair, Scandinavia (2018 – 2019)

Annual Conference, Session Chair (Middle East 2018; Chicago 2019)

Annual Conference, Steering Committee (Chair 2020)


06 August 2020

The Future of Advanced Manufacturing and Modular Construction

The wider development and construction industry now recognize that the adoption of offsite or modular manufacturing for on-site assembly is a key part of the...


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23 September 2020

New Solutions for the New Normal

Shonn Mills & Andy Brahney & Stuart Mackay, Ramboll

The COVID-19 outbreak has disrupted social and economic global norms and accelerated many of the key trends shaping the building industry. The ongoing aftermath of...


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17 October 2016

Nimit Langsuan: High Performance High-Rise – Columns of Curved Glass

Richard Shonn Mills, Ramboll Group; Vanich Nopnirapath, Beca Group

Nimit Langsuan Residences project, located in Bangkok, Thailand, is a 210-meter-tall high end residential with over 50,000 square meters of accommodation. The tower will be...


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