Gabriel joined University Alliance in November 2015. Previously, Gabriel was Political Adviser to Chuka Umunna MP as Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills between 2011 and 2015.
In this role, he led press and communications for the Shadow BIS Team, as well as working on Parliamentary scrutiny and policy development. This included the Opposition’s response on the proposed merger of AstraZeneca and Pfizer, the privatisation of Royal Mail and helping to initiate Britain’s first ever Small Business Saturday. In 2015 he was elected a Fellow of the Cambridge Centre for Science and Policy.