Mario is the current Head of Project for EU JDID, the project in Support of Jordanian democratic institutions and development.

He has worked several years on international development issues, in particular in support of civil society organizations, mostly in Central and South America. Between 2005 and 2008 Mario has been the Country Representative and Program Manager in Brazil. From 2008 Mario has engaged in Electoral Observation and has participated so far in more than 15 missions with the EU, TCC and DI in South America, Africa and Asia. Recently Mario was the Field Office Manager, representing TCC in Mozambique. Mario holds a MA in Political Sciences, an MBA and a Master in Geopolitics and he speaks 5 languages.