Miguel Veiga-Pestana joined Reckitt as the SVP Corporate Affairs & Sustainability in 2017 and is responsible for all aspects of strategic communications, brand and reputation management. He was appointed as Chief Sustainability Officer in 2018 responsible for overseeing the development and integration of Reckitt’s sustainability and purpose led agenda.
Prior to joining Reckitt, Miguel was Chief Communications Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation based in Seattle. Over a thirteen-year period (2001-2014) he held several regional and global communications roles at Unilever notably as the Vice-President for Global Sustainability Strategy and Advocacy. Miguel has more than 25 years of communications, external affairs and sustainability experience having held positions in the UK, US and Brussels (EU).