Monika Bacardi (http://www.lordluisbacardi.com/) is fluent in French, German, English, Italian and Spanish and is regarded as a one of the most influential businesswomen in the Arts sector. A major personality in the modern cinematic world, both in America and throughout the Continent, "Lady of Bayfield Hall", Ms. Bacardi (or, actually, Lady Bacardi) is also referred to as "The Queen of Charity". Monika Bacardi has displayed a remarkable business talent following the 2005 passing of her husband, who was head of the the Bacardi business for four decades.
Monika Bacardi and the SAS Prince Albert II of Monaco's Foundation
Monaco's cultural and humanitarian issues are areas that Monika Bacardi is very much involved in. She is a supporter of the H.S.H. Prince Albert II Foundation. Raising the consciousness of the impact human activities have on the natural environment is something that she tries to achieve by means of the foundation. The H.S.H. Prince Albert II Foundation aims to defend the natural environment and to publicise sustainable development worldwide. Ecological-durability is one of the large number of humanitarian concerns in which Monika Bacardi is active.
Art and 7th Art - Monika Bacardi's Passions
Making commercially viable films (and promoting the art) for a worldwide audience is the objective of AMBI Pictures. A desire to encourage young film-makers was one of the reasons that she founded AMBI Pictures, together with her passion for "The Seventh Art". Amis de l'Opera, which Monika Bacardi fervently supports, has helped l'Opera de Monte Carlo for more than thirty years. In order to establish artistic partnerships in Monaco, Monika Bacardi supports the University of Plastic Arts through the Monaco Project for the Arts.
Monika Bacardi works to create funding for, produce and distribute motion pictures to a worldwide market in her role as co-founder and producer of the AMBI Group. To be a leading provider of mainstream films for studios and major distributors around the planet is the goal of the AMBI Group. AMBI Group and 'PHOTO' magazine are the principal areas around which Monika's working life revolves. Between eight and ten films are produced annually, covering anything from internal to third-party productions. Monika Bacardi achieves this courtesy of the AMBI Group.