Muriel is currently head of business development – commercial, operations and philanthropic partnerships at BBC World Service, where she leads a multifunctional team working across editorial philanthropic partnerships, commercial strategy, technical operations and communications.
Prior to this, Muriel worked in a number of business development and commercial strategy roles across the media and advertising industry, including Time Inc., Hearst and BBC Studios.
Outside of work, Muriel sits on the Board of Trustees for One World Media and The Africa Centre. She has also written and presented research papers on the impact of advertising on digital content consumption and cultural statistics for UNESCO.
Through public speaking engagements and volunteer work, she has further contributed to discussions on sustainable monetisation opportunities for publishers in emerging markets. Muriel holds an MSc with distinction in management from the University of Bristol.