Mrs Marion Squires

Mrs Marion Squires

Head of HR

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3512

E-mail Mrs Marion Squires


Marion started her HR career looking after a large number of staff and their families whilst they were working overseas. She gained her Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management in 1998 whilst working for NERC on a small team responsible for implementing a new HR system across the four NERC centres and two collaborative centres. Since then she has undertaken a number of leading HR roles for BGS as well as NERC before taking the post of Head of HR in 2007. She was the NERC HR lead on a cross Research Council team responsible for the build and implementation of the RCUK Shared Services Centre in 2010. She has been responsible for introducing diversity initiatives across NERC and has been a member of research consortiums developing programmes for the improvement of management skills. As well as core HR she is a keen advocate of health and wellbeing initiatives and is an active supporter of the sports and social facilities and activities in BGS. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Personnel & Development.


  •  2007 – ongoing : Head of Human Resources, BGS
  •  2006 –2009 : HR lead of SSC project, NERC
  •  1998 –2007 : Deputy Head of Personnel, BGS
  •  1998 : PGDip Nottingham Trent University
  •  1996 –1998 : PSMS Implementation Lead, NERC
  •  1993 –1996 : Deputy Head of Personnel, BGS
  •  1987 –1993 : International Administrator, BGS
  •  1982 –1987 : various Finance roles, BGS


  • Computerised HR information systems
  • Employment Law
  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Implementation

Research interests

  • all areas of people management

Current projects and collaboration

  • Employee engagement
  • Preventing stress: promoting positive manager behaviour
  • Shared Services Centre (SSC) Implementation

Professional association

  • Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development