Eleanore Hickman

Member since 2023

Occupation: Lecturer at University of Bristol

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Eleanore is a lecturer at the University of Bristol where she teaches corporate governance, corporate law simulation and corporate finance. She is a director of Bristol’s Centre for Private and Commercial Law and is a member of the FinTech West research team.

Eleanore is interested in the responsibilities of boards and senior management in companies and financial institutions, both organisationally and in relation to the societies they operate in. Her research examines the regulation of governance and corporate culture as it is, and as it may be, consequent to the digital transformation.

Eleanore has published in leading legal journals and has a monograph forthcoming with Hart Publishing entitled “Diversity, Merit and Power in the C-suite”. She holds a PhD, LLM and LLB in Law from UCL and has undertaken post-doctoral studies at the University of Cambridge. She is a non-practising solicitor, having trained and practised at Weil, Gotshal & Manges.


  • AI (Artificial Intelligence) and data
  • Education - responsibilities and influences
  • Evidence based governance
  • Holistic approach
  • Social change