Our Team

Maria Jesus Laguna

Head of People & Culture

Maria Laguna

Maria J Laguna has been living in the UK for nearly 30 years. A law graduate from Spain she has worked in the international not for profit sector, for Oxfam GB and the World Fair Trade Organisation, mainly in the area of Fair Trade and working closely with producers from around the world, before moving into the private sector.

Maria brings a wealth of experience to the company and having held a few positions within Oxford HR is now the Head of Human Resources covering primarily HR matters, supporting the smooth running of our main office in Oxford and contributing to the growth of the company as we scale up, with an emphasis in our culture and values.

As part of her development journey through Oxford HR, Maria is currently studying to obtain her CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management.

Maria enjoys travelling, reading and art, as well as spending time with her family and friends.

During these past 12 years Oxford HR has allowed me to improve and evolve, as a person and professionally. I found a place where my values are shared and recognised, and where I am happy to keep on learning and meeting fantastic people!