CEO, Thomson Reuters Foundation
Monique Villa is CEO of the Thomson Reuters Foundation and Founder of TrustLaw.
Since her appointment in 2008, she has transformed the company's Foundation, launching a number of groundbreaking programs which leverage the expertise of Thomson Reuters to trigger change and empower people across the world.
Among them, TrustLaw, a global pro-bono service connecting NGOs and social enterprises with the best law firms around the world; and the annual Trust Women Conference, an international annual event to put the rule of law behind women's rights.
Under Villa, the Foundation’s award-winning editorial team covers the world’s underreported stories, emphasizing humanitarian relief, climate change, corruption, women’s rights and social innovation.