Monika Mareková is a law graduate of Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic and the University of Oxford, Lincoln College from which she obtained Supperstone Law Scholarship. She also studied law at the University of Fribourg and Laurentian University in Sudbury, Canada and human rights at the UN Graduate Study Programme in Geneva. She is a Research Fellow at the Institute of State and Law of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Distance Fellow at the Czech Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation and an associate in the law firm CMS in Prague.
At the Czech Academy of Sciences, Monika specialises in the liability for damage caused by operation of autonomous vehicles with focus on data. She is also an experienced legal advisor in the technology and media sector. Her master thesis on GPS tracking devices and right to privacy was recognised as the Best Human Rights Thesis of the year 2011 in the Czech Republic. Monika has been published in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, has spoken at numerous international conferences and guest lectured at Laurentian University. While studying at Oxford she participated in the research of Oxford Pro Bono Publico and co-drafted papers on hate crimes and right to privacy. She is the president of the Oxford and Cambridge Alumni Society Czech Republic.