Mario is a Managing Director for the High Lantern Group, a strategic positioning firm. He also serves as the President, Europe of the Global Coalition on Aging, an innovative business alliance inspired by the opportunity of longevity and committed to leading the global conversation about aging. Mario serves as strategic advisor on several private sector alliances, such as the Business Alliance Against Malaria and the Alliance for Advancing Bioelectronic Medicine, among others. Mario advises firms, international institutions and global trade associations on their reputation and sustainability strategies, in particular in healthcare and life sciences sectors. Mario holds experience in building consensus among diverse interests for creative public affairs solutions, working seamlessly across the public and private sector. Mario is involved with high profile processes within global governance systems (i.e. United Nations, G7, G20, etc.), stakeholders and media, bringing to life several innovative initiatives and featuring as author of several thought pieces. Prior to High Lantern Group, Mario served as a spokesperson at the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA), the global trade association of the R&D biopharmaceutical industry, promoting active, cross-sector dialogue with key stakeholders. Prior to that, he worked in public institutions and private firms across a range of issues. An Italian national, he holds a MA in Political Sciences and International Relations. Mario speaks English, French and Italian.