Mihai Calin Bica

Mr Mihai Calin Bica

Policy and Campaigns Coordinator, Roma Support Group

Mihai Bica is a member of the Roma communities with over 10 years experience working with people from his communities. Mihai's professional experience includes supporting young Roma and women access employment, monitoring human rights and documenting discrimination cases. Since 2016 Mihai works for the Roma Support Group, which is the first Roma led charity to be established in the UK in 1998. Currently Mihai works as a policy and campaigns coordinator. Over the past 5 years Mihai has extensively worked on issues concerning the Brexit and EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS). Through this work he has facilitated EUSS support for Roma communities across England and has supported Roma communities across the UK raise their concerns in this context. This is reflected through reports presenting an overview of the situation, statements on particular concerns, such as EUSS digital status, or events aimed at UK parliamentarians.
Mihai's work also involves areas such as education, rough sleeping or the child protection system. His work also included highlighting experiences of Roma communities accessing NHS services. As of 2021 Mihai also works with the Health and Wellbeing Alliance through the consortium led by Friends, Families and Travellers.