Head of Diversity & Inclusion
Miguela is the head of Diversity and Inclusion at Abcam, a global biotech firm headquartered in Cambridge. In her role she has the opportunity to view equality and justice through an international lens, placing inclusion at the heart of all conversations. She also partners with several organisations to drive inclusion across industries.
Miguela is also a visiting lecturer at Cardiff University’s School of Journalism, Media and Culture and is involved in Cardiff Business School’s research on the Welsh Government’s Anti-Racist Wales Action Plan. She is a trustee on the boards of National Theatre Wales and Shelter Cymru, and a Commissioner with the Independent Commission on the Constitutional Future of Wales.
She previously worked at the BBC, where she implemented the global consultation that led to the broadcaster’s current 3-year Diversity and Inclusion strategy.
She has continued links with the creative industries, which she sees as a vehicle for conversations and provocations regarding structural racism and power imbalance.