Mario comes from Skopje, North Macedonia. He is a highly motivated person with a strong professional background.
During his engagements in Governmental, CSO and Consulting sectors, he acquired an excellent knowledge of the institutional and legal settings of the Balkan countries, gained advanced knowledge of EU Accession policies, International relations, decentralization processes, good governance, and SME development practices.
Mario has more than 10 years of experience in developing, managing and monitoring internationally funded projects, has excellent knowledge of financial and organizational management and is experienced in working in a high pressure deadline-driven international environments. He is recognized as an excellent team player, with good communication and interpersonal skills.
Working as a Program Assistant in the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative Office in Skopje and as a Senior Associate for Euro-integration in the City of Skopje have enabled him an exceptional opportunity to coordinate grants from various programs and donors, and to utilize an extensive network of stakeholders on a local and international level.
He has a BA in European Law and Law of EU, finished the State Bar exam, and is finishing his MBA studies at the Faculty of Economics-Skopje.