Alix Langley joined Essex in September 2021 as the Director of People & Culture. People & Culture includes the Employee Relations and Reward team, Workplace Health, Safety and Wellbeing, Organisational Development and Inclusion, who deliver services to staff and students and are responsible for the People Supporting Strategy to 2025.
Before joining the University of Essex, Alix was the Director of People Services at SOAS University of London and the Director of People at the House of Commons, which she joined in 2009. Prior to that she held HR roles in both public and private organisations, following a PhD in Feminist Philosophy. She has been a trustee of national charity The Reading Agency since 2014.