Portfolio Delivery Lead (Wellington and Canterbury)

Eleanor joins the Springboard Trust to manage the Strategic Leadership for Principals Programme in Christchurch. She brings more than 10 years of professional experience working in the not-for-profit sector with passion and drive to contribute her energy, skills and experience to make a difference in our communities.

For the past five years she has been working at grass-roots level focused on developing and advancing educational opportunities and community development as Team Leader - Schools & Youth for the Westland Rural Education Activities Programme (REAP). In this role, Eleanor led the development of the 10-year strategic plan for youth development in Westland. Prior to moving to the West Coast, Eleanor worked as a Project Manager for the Ministry of Education in Wellington.

She has recently moved with her husband and two children to Christchurch and is enjoying the opportunities the city provides. In her spare time Eleanor volunteers as a youth mentor and participates in local community musical theatre.

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