Monica Wills Silva is from Colombia. She works as an Advisor at the Behavioural Insights Team in London, UK. Her current work focuses on the application of behavioural insights to anti-corruption in Latin America.
Monica has also worked on the applicability of behavioural insights to a variety of policy areas such as crime prevention, tax compliance, maternal health and teacher attendance. She did this while collaborating with police forces in the UK, Latin American governments, the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank.
Prior to joining the BI team, Monica worked for the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) in a project focusing on crime prevention in South Africa and for a conflict resolution and peace-building think tank In Colombia. Monica holds a MSc of Public Policy from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, and a BSc in Economics and Political Science from Los Andes University in Bogota, Colombia.