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 entities. 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.
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.
She also has a passion for learning new cultures and languages. Her first language is English, she is an intermediate Spanish speaker and a beginner Mandarin speaker. She recently visited the Netherlands and learned the history of her father’s family and is now considering studying Dutch.