Eleanor ForsterManaging Director North America
Eleanor is Managing Director North America for Leesman. Coming on board in 2016 to launch the Leesman Index in the US, Eleanor is responsible for the strategic development of the Leesman brand in North America, establishing the company’s first office in NYC. Eleanor has a long-standing interest in people and space, how they influence and interact with each other and how we can better understand our human needs in the built environment. Eleanor has been a speaker at IFMA WWP, Worktech and Leesman events. Before joining Leesman, Eleanor ran her own business for 12 years. Initially launching an art and design consultancy and then a contemporary art gallery representing British based artists, before returning to work as a private and corporate art consultant. She collaborated with artists, collectors, gallerists, architects, and designers for private and corporate clients. Alongside her work as a gallerist and publisher, Eleanor created and implemented interior design schemes, both corporate and private.