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Christine Barber

Director of Research, Principal

As the Director of the Gensler Research Institute, Christine leads a network of practitioners, researchers, and partners that explore the connection between design, business, and the human experience. With more than 20 years of experience, Christine has championed over 200 research projects and worked with more than 1,000 practitioners to deliver strategic insights to Gensler’s clients. A global leader of Gensler’s Work sector, Christine oversees research initiatives funded by the Institute, and acts as the principal investigator for its signature research efforts. She is a published writer on business, demographic, and workplace trends: her research has been cited in Fortune magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and BusinessWeek. She is a frequent speaker at CoreNet Global summits and New York Chapter events. Christine is based in Gensler’s New York office, holds a Bachelors in Business Communications from Baruch College, and completed graduate studies in Organizational and Social Sciences at Columbia University.