Fran Noval

Fran is a leader with over 25 years of experience in the industry who brings transformative impact to her wide range of local and global projects. As a Principal and Studio Director in Gensler’s Boston office, she brings a deep commitment to clients and teams. Fran maintains the highest standards of collaboration and project delivery, balancing big-picture perspective with a superlative eye for detail. Recognized for her successful large-scale project work, Fran has led multiple high-profile Boston headquarters projects for clients including Verizon, MathWorks, Mass General Brigham, and Sanofi. As a Studio Director, she inspires teams through enthusiasm and hands-on mentorship. Above all, Fran maintains an unwavering dedication to client and team goals that has resulted in a strong and growing network of meaningful relationships. Fran holds a bachelor’s degree from Fashion Institute of Technology and a Master of Architecture from Columbia University.