Monica Guy joined the Basel Institute in August 2018 to support communications and publications across the Institute's divisions.
She began her career in communications and media relations in the shipping industry, initially working for a small public relations firm and later writing trade magazines and reports for global shipping and engineering companies.
After several years as an assistant to Professor Stephen Hawking in Cambridge, she returned to the world of international communications 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 working on international 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 part-time for a master's in Sustainable Development at SOAS University of London.