Monica is a communicator with exceptional strategy and technology investment experience. She is a sought-after media commentator, speaker and facilitator who advocates for inclusion in all its forms.
Her personal anthem of “Growth without compromise” translates her ambition for ventures to design for inclusion, impact, zero carbon and deliver financially. “Women don’t need fixing the system is broken AND when we design for women the experience is better for everyone.”
Monica helps organisations transform and thrive in the innovation economy by designing business models that are anchored in purpose, enabled by technology, inclusive by design and centred around problems aligned to the SDG’s.
Monica returned to Australia in 2012 after impressive careers in USA and Middle East and has a genuine ambition to help grow globally significant ventures from Australia. She has developed an impressive portfolio of non-executive directorships, advisory roles and venture capital investment.
Her exceptional ability to engage people with her compelling fresh approach, transforms executives’ mind-sets. She is an articulate communicator with a dynamic personal style, effective influencing skills, affable personality, and healthy sense of humour. Her well-honed strategic and analytical skills, coupled with her ability to build rapport quickly, mean Monica is a highly effective mentor, advisor, director, investor, leader, and chair.
Monica's Board Appointments:
2021 Member, QLD Innovation Advisory Council, Brisbane
2021 Chair, Circonomy, Brisbane
2021 Non-executive Director, Enova Community Power, Byron Bay
2020 Advisory Board, Beyond Zero Emissions, Sydney
2018 Non-executive Director, CoEX, JV CCA & Lion Nathan, Brisbane
2018 Co-Lead, SheEO Australia, Funding Women led Ventures, Sydney
2015 Investment Panel Member, QBD Venture Fund, QIC, Brisbane