Head of Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion Milica came to the UK from former Yugoslavia in 1992 and has worked in the arts sector for over 20 years. As Senior Relationship Manager for Diversity and Music at Arts Council England, Milica led on diversity, equality strategy and policy, informing the development and delivery of diversity strategy across England.
Alongside managing a team of arts, diversity, and engagement specialists, Milica managed relationships with a diverse portfolio of arts organisations, many of whom led social inclusion programmes with refugees, older people and homeless people, and collaborations with the youth justice system and arts in health and wellbeing programmes.
Milica’s previous roles at Arts Council England included working as Senior Strategy Officer, Diversity (National), Head of Diversity team at the London Regional office and Head of Lottery at the London Regional Arts Board. As a volunteer, Milica has fundraised for arts and social inclusion projects and is a Trustee of the Drawing Shed and Shapeshifter Productions.