Our vision

We work with civil society to support, identify and appoint transformational leaders, who are inspired to help shape society for the better around the globe.

Our experience of both UK and international development and our extensive reach – across commercial, academic, government and multilateral sectors – is what makes Oxford HR one of the world’s leading executive search partners.

Our People

Philip Nelson : Managing Director

Philip Nelson

Managing Director

Thibaut Mills : Deputy Managing Director

Thibaut Mills

Deputy Managing Director

Toby Weaver : Director, International Organisations

Toby Weaver

Director, International Organisations

Karen Twining : Principal Consultant

Karen Twining

Principal Consultant

Ana Filipa Fernandes : Principal Consultant

Ana Filipa Fernandes

Principal Consultant

Francesca Lahiguera : Principal Consultant

Francesca Lahiguera

Principal Consultant

Sam Ponder : Asia Pacific Representative

Sam Ponder

Asia Pacific Representative

Zoe Millington : Business Manager

Zoe Millington

Business Manager

Maria Jesus Laguna : Research and Finance

Maria Jesus Laguna

Research and Finance

Jamie Phillips : Senior Researcher

Jamie Phillips

Senior Researcher

Luke Addison : Research Associate

Luke Addison

Research Associate

Our Ethics and Commitment

All of us here at Oxford HR are committed to improving the quality and impact of work in the sector by finding the best possible staff for the civil society agencies and organisations we work with and supporting them in their roles.

As a company, we strive to live out our values on every level, and have an excellent track record for ethical, non-discriminatory work practices and transparent and clear communication, always providing considered feedback to clients and candidates wherever we can.

We have a strong commitment to promoting positive change by ensuring that non profit and intergovernmental organisations have the people they need to lead and manage them successfully. Oxford HR represents both the client’s and the candidate’s interests in a professional and ethical manner with the utmost confidentiality.

We are totally committed to making a difference by finding the right people to fill senior and complex roles in development, charities and civil society using our extensive and ever-growing network of contacts worldwide.

Our Partner Companies

We partner with a group of companies that work closely with organisations with a strong social purpose to improve their impact and effectiveness. That includes charities, health and education based organisations and NGOs as well as governmental and inter-governmental agencies across the globe.

Charity People is the UK’s longest established and best known recruitment consultancy specialising in roles in the UK Charity and social enterprise sector.

Career Volunteer works with businesses to design tailored skilled volunteering programmes for emerging and established leaders worldwide.

Trustee Fellowship trains and develops Trustees through the Trustee Academy and provides management and strategic consultancy to Charity Boards in the UK.

Our Quality Standards

Oxford HR has achieved Audited status with the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.  This accreditation recognises that we have undergone a rigorous quality audit, are performing to the highest professional standards, and represent best practice in our work.

We adhere to the REC’s Code of Practice.  In addition, the following policies outline the level of service you can expect from Oxford HR, how we will handle your data, and how to complain in the rare event that we do not meet our usual standards of service: