Laura James is now the head of human resources at Acciona Energía South Africa.
Laura James has embarked on a new career journey as she takes the reins as head of human resources at Acciona Energía South Africa.
Acciona Energía, a subsidiary of Acciona based in Madrid, is involved in the development and structuring of decarbonised energy systems.
Prior to the move, Laura was the senior human resources manager Globeleq, a position she has held since 2013.
In 2021, Laura was elected chair of the joint South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA)/South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) Gender Diversity Working Group.
Laura holds a master’s in industrial psychology from the University of the Western Cape as well as a bachelor of business science from the University of Cape Town.