Monica has worked in senior roles in the Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Sector for almost 30 years, including at Solace Women’s Aid, Southall Black Sisters, male victim and perpetrator agency Respect, and the London Boroughs of Haringey and Westminster.

Monica has had a long association with JWA having acted as Interim CEO on two separate occasions prior to 2023.

Monica is a Chartered Member of the Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD).