Eleanor Allen joins the Water For People team as the new leader and CEO. Eleanor brings an incredible amount of experience and knowledge in water and sanitation, and a drive to help achieve and surpass the Water for People goal to bring safe water to Everyone Forever.
Eleanor began her career in the Peace Corps as a WASH volunteer in the Dominican Republic. As a professional engineer, she has lived and worked all over the world on water/wastewater systems as a designer, program manager, and business leader. She was most recently the Global Director of Water at ARCADIS, running its $450 million global water business. Prior to ARCADIS, Eleanor worked for many years at CH2M, most recently as the Latin America Director of Water.