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Leigh Stringer, LEED AP

Managing Principal - Washington DC, Workplace Strategy

Senior Principal

Leigh helps clients create inspiring, sustainable and high-performing workplace environments that facilitate collaboration and enhance wellness and productivity, and leads workplace research for EYP. Her diverse projects include master plans for the Architect of the Capitol and workplace strategies for GlaxoSmithKline, The MITRE Corporation, Zurich Financial, American Express and Georgia Pacific. She has conducted major workplace research studies for the GSA and Ernst & Young, as well as facility programs for Heathrow Airport and Columbia University Medical Center School of Public Health and Dentistry.

Leigh has been interviewed for her work by CNN, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal and Good Morning America as well as radio and podcasts hosts everywhere. She is the author of two best-selling books, The Green Workplace: Sustainable Strategies that Benefit Employees, the Environment and the Bottom Line and The Healthy Workplace: How to Improve the Well-Being of Your Employees – and Boost Your Company’s Bottom Line. Leigh also regularly writes for a number of magazines and newspapers about how space plays a role in health, wellness, engagement, and performance.

Leigh is currently collaborating with Harvard University’s School of Public Health, the Center for Active Design in New York, and the AIA DC Chapter on Health and Well-being to create new tools to connect like minds and to blur the boundaries across industries in order to advance our improve our well-being at work. She is excited to be on the Advisory Board of a new nonprofit organization, Global Women for Wellbeing.

Publications

Discover more about the firm's Washington DC office and the workplace strategist that's leading the charge. More

July 31, 2020

Connect with Nature

featuring Leigh Stringer, Stella Tarnay, Melanie Choukas-Bradley , Dr. Stacy B. Stryer

Forest-bathing? Wild homes? Park Prescriptions? Find out what these are and other key takeaways from our first-ever virtual People with Impact discussion. More

With everchanging guidelines and mandates, how will back-to-work actually work? Learn how the EYP Rapid Response team positioned our DC office for a successful return to the office. More

DC Managing Principal and Workplace Stategist Leigh Stringer participated in a panel discussion with workplace leaders for an interactive livestream with Workplace Innovator

Suddenly working at home due to concerns about coronavirus? Leigh Stringer shares helpful tips on how to set up a healthy and productive workplace at home to ease the transition to working remotely. More

One of our core values is finding inspiration. We get it from each other, from our clients, and sometimes from places we don’t expect. To celebrate this, our DC office has launched a speaker series: People with Impact. More

August 30, 2019

NPR Business Review Podcast

featuring Leigh Stringer

Managing Principal Leigh Stringer shares how introducing elements of the outdoors in building design promotes physical and mental well-being for occupants

Workplace Strategy Expert Leigh Stringer and Interior Designer Jennifer Vuono share insights from the Design Well Conference in a recent article by Work Design Magazine.

EYP workplace expert Leigh Stringer contributes her expertise to a Wall Street Journal article exploring the various distractions and unforeseen consequences of open-plan workspaces. 

Design Intelligence magazine features an article by EYP's Leigh Stringer and Teresa Rainey exploring how the built environment can support a healthy workforce.

Leigh Stringer gives a synopsis of her research into outdoor workplaces with the Mind Body Green news website.

How does your organization measure health and human performance? Well, the answer might vary depending on who you ask, but new tools and methods are taking a more comprehensive and objective approach to the study. More