Eleanor specialises in developing and supporting entrepreneurs, and has a background in creative industries. Before joining UQ, Eleanor led an award-winning university business incubator, extra-curricular entrepreneurship programs, and supported the development of entrepreneurship in the curriculum.

Eleanor is currently completing her PhD, which examines the interactions and collaborations between commercial and social entrepreneurs in business incubators to better understand the impact of peer support and collaboration in incubation. She is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Certified Innovation Practitioner.