Michaela Moua is the first EU Anti-Racism Coordinator. She held a number of senior roles in NGOs in her native Finland combatting racism and discrimination. Before joining the European Commission, she worked at the Non-discrimination Ombudsman's office and at the Ministry of Justice in Finland working on developing equality data collection. She has extensive experience and expertise in combatting racism and racial discrimination and in promoting an equal and diverse society on the local and member state level. In addition, she is a solution-focused brief therapist with expertise in the effects of racism and discrimination on mental health.