Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Americas — Bloomberg LP
Chris Michel is a Senior HR executive with significant experience in leading talent management programs in multinational organizations. Currently, he is the Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Americas at Bloomberg LP. Mr. Michel’s 25 year career prior to Bloomberg LP provided extensive familiarity with global Diversity & Inclusion matters in addition to a proven track record of success in broad-based talent initiatives including Employee Resource Group management, recruitment, training, community engagement, program development, and senior management advisement.
Most recently, from December 2015 to October 2018, Mr. Michel was Senior Vice President, Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Brown Brothers Harriman. There, he was responsible for leadership of the Firm’s Diversity and Inclusion program and a key member of the Human Resources Leadership team. He collaborated with senior leaders across all lines of business to assure Diversity and Inclusion are integrated in all aspects of Firm operations. He created and implemented BBH’s first ever strategic diversity and inclusion plan, focusing on talent, training, and marketplace initiatives. Moreover, he collaborated with Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, and HRBPs to put foundations and practices in place in order to impact all aspects of the talent life cycle, which includes hiring, engagement, assessment, retention, and development.
Chris Michel received his Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, from the City University of New York City College.