Our Team

Maria Jesus Laguna

Head of People & Culture

Maria Laguna

Maria J Laguna, Associate CIPD, has been living in the UK for the last 30 years.

A law graduate from Spain she has worked first in the international not for profit sector, for Oxfam GB and the World Fair Trade Organisation, mainly around Fair Trade and working closely with producers from around the world, before moving into the private sector.

Maria brings a wealth of experience around operations, HR and finance and having held a few positions within Oxford HR is now the Head of People and Culture, focusing on primarily HR matters. Through proven experience and her CIPD qualification on People Management she has a solid background in human resources management and a track record of driving organisational success through strategic HR initiatives. She is passionate about fostering a positive work culture that values diversity, inclusion and employee well-being, which are essential elements for driving organizational growth and success.

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!