Victoria Oakes

Chief of Staff, Sustainability , Microsoft


For the past 20 years Victoria has spent much of her time in the communications and purpose world. Currently holding the position as the Chief of Staff for Sustainability at Microsoft, in this role the aim is to drive sustainable outcomes for UK customers and partners. Victoria leads program management, employee engagement, strategy and thought leadership. Victoria cares deeply about ESG and how companies can balance business and purpose. She believes companies that can do more should do more and that these purpose levers can drive positive growth and innovation. Victoria also holds a trustee position with African Development Choices and has also been a trustee for Launchpad a homeless charity. Victoria also won a National Social Impact Award and Platinum Club Award for the work she has done in raising awareness of inclusivity and how it drives innovation.