Monica Guy

Communications and Project Officer
+41 61 205 55 12

Monica Guy joined the Basel Institute in August 2018 to support communications and special projects across the Institute's divisions. She began her career in communications and project management in the shipping industry, initially working for a small public relations firm and later writing trade magazines and reports for global ship classification and engineering companies.

After several years as an assistant to Professor Stephen Hawking in Cambridge, she returned to the world of international communications and project management as Senior Project Manager and later Director of Operations EMEA for a US-based content agency. In this role she managed several concurrent, high-profile content and digital marketing projects for clients including Google, Expedia, IHG and Accor.

She speaks several languages including Spanish, French, German and Catalan, and is accustomed to managing internationally based teams on projects with strict budgets, deadlines and M&E criteria. 

Monica has a first-class bachelor's degree in Classics from the University of Cambridge, UK and a master's degree in Interactive Communications from Quinnipiac University, USA. She is currently studying for a master's in Sustainable Development at SOAS University of London.