• Chief People Officer

    Ruth Davies

    Ruth Davies

    Ruth is Chief People Officer at Oxford Brookes University.

    Before joining Oxford Brookes, Ruth was Executive Director of HR at the University of Gloucestershire. Prior to that, her roles included Director of Workforce and Organisational Development at Public Health Wales, Director of Human Resources to the States of Jersey, and Director of HR and Communications at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory. Ruth studied at University College London where she gained a BSc (Hons) in Pharmacology. She subsequently gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resources Management and is a Fellow of CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development.

    As Chief People Officer, Ruth provides strategic leadership for people management and HR operations at Oxford Brookes. The HR Directorate covers HR management, staff and educational development, health and safety, and the University nursery.

    Ruth joined Oxford Brookes in March 2019.