Photo Monika Bacardi |

Monika Bacardi |

Monika Bacardi |

Monika Bacardi - Biography, Activities, Personal History & Passions

As a result of her desire to help others, Monika Bacardi ( is involved in many charitable organisations. Largely due to her love of cinema, she helped set up AMBI group (a company specialising in cinematography based in Europe) in 2013. Monika Bacardi joined the Bacardi family through marriage and she is currently the Lady of Bayfield Hall.

Monika Bacardi - Well-known Personality

She partnered with Andrea Iervolino to form AMBI Pictures and, between them, they have released an impressive list of motion pictures for the global marketplace. A popular and high-profile individual, Monika Bacardi has made Monaco her home but also spends much time elsewhere in Europe and in the USA. She has also become immersed in a great deal of beneficent pursuits, promoting many charitable groups, including "Fondation AVEC", "amfAR" (Making AIDS History Association) and the Monaco Red Cross, alongside carrying out oceanographic studies. Monika Bacardi is widely known as one of the most influential businesswomen in the Arts sector. Being fluent in Italian, English, German, French and Spanish is of considerable advantage to her.

Monika Bacardi's Passions: Art and 7th Art

"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 created AMBI Pictures. Amis de l'Opera, which Monika Bacardi eagerly supports, has for thirty years, helped l'Opera de Monte Carlo. Cinema can change the world: this is the conviction of Monika Bacardi. She is convinced that film is an art form that can offer the opportunity to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences. Creating commercial films (and promoting the art) for a worldwide audience is the aim of AMBI Pictures.

The celebrated 'PHOTO' magazine (which has been running since the 60's) was acquired by Monika Bacardi a few years ago. Her 'PHOTO' brand for photographers and artists is something around which Monika Bacardi strives to develop services, offering vocational management while establishing contacts with international customers. The AMBI Group endeavours to succeed in being a major provider of mainstream films for studios and large distributors worldwide.

Monika Bacardi's Personal Life

Given how well-known she is in the arts sector, along with her reputation as a humanitarian, Monika Bacardi goes to many charity events, film conventions and award ceremonies. Lady Bacardi married the Lord of Bayfield Hall (Lord Luis Bacardi - a relative of the founder of the Bacardi Company) and they had a daughter together. Because she loves it so much, work plays a major role in Monika Bacardi's private life.