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Laura Sherwood,
HR Director

Laura has been part of the Proximity family since 2014. In her role as HR Director, she manages the HR team and works closely with Senior Management to drive the People Agenda across the agency. Laura makes sure that people are at the heart of everything Proximity does.

At work

Laura has worked in HR for over fifteen years, mainly within the marketing sector. Previous agencies include Unique Digital, Draft FCB Inferno and BD Network, as well as a two-year stint in the corporate world as a Senior HR Business Partner for Experian. During her time in HR, she’s been fortunate enough to support offices across Europe and Australia. She’s worked on projects across all spectrums of HR, including Talent Management, Training and Development, Employee Engagement and Relations, Recruitment, Mergers and Acquisitions, Senior Restructures and Leadership Governance. She is also a certified CTI Professional Coach.

At play

Laura’s main passion is travel, so she can explore different cultures and spend time in the sun. Her other interests include food (especially anything sweet), cocktails, shopping, theatre and a good book. She loves spending time with friends and family, especially her newest arrival – daughter Jasmine. She also loves to dance, especially tap dancing!