Monica Rovers operates a foreign direct investment/international business advisory firm, Global Connect Corporation, where she assists organizations to grow through her global business experience and relationships. She has helped Energy companies raise capital in her role of Head, Global Energy at Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange.
She assisted companies in their international expansion plans while she was the Business Development Manager of International and Energy at Calgary Economic Development. Monica is regularly sought as a guest speaker and moderator at a variety of events worldwide, speaking on Energy finance and international business.
With over 20 years of international relations and business development experience in non-profit, private and public organizations across multiple sectors, Monica facilitates global development by assisting companies to grow internationally and encouraging investment in and collaboration with international companies.
She has led and hosted numerous international trade missions and has built a strong network of colleagues and organizations, particularly in the energy sector. Monica holds an MBA in Global Management and a Bachelor of Business Administration.
Monica is invested in building connections between international organizations and businesses. She has worked and travelled in Argentina, Brazil, Canary Islands, China, Colombia, Egypt, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Oman, Peru, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, UAE, UK, USA and Vietnam.
She was recently in France, Nigeria, South Africa and the Canary Islands moderating and speaking at Africa focused events (Africa Energy Assembly, Nigeria-Canada Investment Summit, Africa Investment Forum and Global Economic Institute on Africa).
Monica is also Vice President – Corporate Development at Stonechair Capital, a Private Equity firm that invests in African Energy projects. Visit Website HERE.
She has held Chairperson positions on numerous volunteer boards including Canadian Council for the Americas – Alberta and Immigrant Services Calgary.
Monica’s professional passion is around international collaboration and she thrives on assisting people and companies to connect with others and enabling them to be successful.
In May 2019, Monica accepted the appointment as a member of the Board of NCTIG.