Monica is currently Strategy Director at MediaVest, where she leads the communications strategy development for FMCG clients such as Heineken, Avon and Schwartz. Prior to MediaVest, she worked as Media Group Manager at PHD, responsible for the communications planning and account management for Mondelez and British Heart Foundation. Monica started her media career at Starcom Mediavest, where she was an Account Manager on the P&G account. In her 5 years on P&G, she managed a variety of brands, including Pampers, Oral B, Gillette, Venus, Pringles, and Braun. With her P&G expertise, she was selected to go on secondment to Milan to work on the P&G business in Italy, South Africa and Central Asia.
Originally from San Francisco, Monica previously worked as an associate producer at MSNBC after finishing her B.A. in English at Columbia University. She moved to the UK to pursue postgraduate studies in Global History and Medieval Literature at the LSE and Cambridge.