Eleanor Wilcox is currently the associate director at Edelman, the largest independently owned PR company with 46 offices and 50 affiliates around the world. Wilcox is a former special adviser to the Labour Party.
Wilcox was communications adviser to the Government of Rwanda as part of the Africa Governance Initiative in 2010 . 
Wilcox worked as a special adviser to the Department for Work and Pensions in 2009 for a year. She had previously worked as a special adviser to the HM Treasury. 
Wilcox's background is communication based, as she started work as a news producer at the BBC, before going on to work as deputy executive producer at Sky News.