Eleanor Purslow
Assistant Director of Human Resources
The Fairmont Royal York


www.fairmont.com

Eleanor has worked for 17 years in the hospitality field.  She fell into the industry while completing a degree in Anthropology at the University of Victoria.  For her the hospitality industry combined her passion for meeting new people with her desire to help others. 

She began her career with Fairmont as a Room Attendant at the Empress Hotel (then under Canadian Pacific).  She has held successive leadership positions including Director of Housekeeping, Director of Training & Development and Assistant Director of Human Resources and has worked at Fairmont Hotels in Victoria, Seattle, San Francisco, Miami and Toronto. 

Eleanor is a member of the BCHRMA and the HHRPA.  Her current area of concentration is labour relations and leadership development.

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