Monika Gomez del Campo Bacardi, Lady of Bayfield Hall

Monika Gomez del Campo Bacardi, Lady of Bayfield Hall

The Personal Life of Monika Bacardi

She believes that one should stay uplifted and strive to live life with a smile on one's face. Monika Bacardi ( spends some of her time at film festivals, award ceremonies and charity events because of her fame as a humanitarian and respected standing in the arts sector. In many areas of her life, Monika Bacardi likes to state her intense sensitivity to social and environmentally friendly considerations.

Raising the awareness of the effect human activities have on the natural planet is something that Monika Bacardi tries to accomplish through the foundation. A large number of humanitarian issues are of great significance to her. One, in particular, in which she is active is eco-sustainability. Monaco's cultural and humanitarian issues are areas that Monika Bacardi is greatly involved in. She is an avid supporter of the H.S.H. Prince Albert II Foundation. Saving the environment and publicising maintainable development throughout the world are the main goals of the H.S.H. Prince Albert II Foundation.

Monika Bacardi's Involvement in Charity Movements

Infants' comfort is of great importance to Monika Bacardi. For this reason, she supports the Association Nationale Monégasque des Amis de l'Enfance (AMADE-Monaco). A large number of community beneficent organisations, that support causes pertaining to social concerns of special interest to her, reap benefits from her assistance. She is very involved with Monaco’s cultural and charitable activities. Mission Enfance, which proffers educational help to children who are in need, is a charity in which Monika Bacardi strongly believes.

Monika Bacardi bought the famous 'PHOTO' magazine (which has been running since 1967) a few years ago. Monika Bacardi tries to promote services around her 'PHOTO' brand for photographers and artists, offering career management while also establishing connections with international buyers. Success in being a leading supplier of mainstream motion pictures for production houses and large distributors around the world is what the AMBI Group strives for.

Monika Bacardi is enthusiastic about modern art and photography, appreciating the creations of many celebrated photographers and artists. Monika Bacardi is an ardent supporter of Amis de l'Opera, which has for thirty years, assisted l'Opera de Monte-Carlo. "The Seventh Art" (Cinema) is one of her passions. This, along with wanting to encourage young filmmakers, is one of the justifications for her having founded AMBI Pictures.

Contributor to Associative, Cinematic and Cultural Movements/Associations

Her husband ran the Bacardi enterprise for 40 years before his death in 2005. Since then, Monika Bacardi has displayed an extraordinary business talent. Having founded AMBI Pictures, she and Andrea Iervolino have now created an impressive number of films for the worldwide market. Monika Bacardi is a high-profile, popular individual who, even though she lives in Monaco, also spends much time in different parts of the European Union and in the USA. Additionally, she has become involved in a variety of philanthropic activities, supporting numerous charitable groups, such as "Fondation AVEC", "amfAR" (Making AIDS History Association) and the Monaco Red Cross, whilst also conducting oceanographic studies.