Dr Markos Koumaditis
University of Oxford HR Director and Additional Fellow of Somerville College
Markos joined the University in September 2022 after spending three years leading the people strategy at the House of Commons. Prior to this, he spent over a decade advising on people practice and organisational development at London South Bank University, becoming its Group People Director in 2019. Throughout his career, Markos’ focus has been on improving workplace cultures, leadership capability, staff engagement and inclusion, and capability for digital transformation. Markos has a PhD in Modern European History from Kings College London, and has studied in his native Greece, as well as in Italy and the UK. He is a qualified executive coach, a Freeman of the Guild of HR Professionals, a graduate of the first cohort of McKinsey Senior Leadership Master Class for senior LGBT executives and a Stonewall Leadership programme alumnus.