Having qualified as an architect and a Programme & Project Management Professional in the UK, Mario specialises in leading complex projects with a diverse range of experience gained as a client, consultant and contractor over the last twenty five years. He has particular expertise in motivating and leading large multi-disciplinary teams, setting up exceptional control processes, place making and product development.
Mario has substantial international contacts established with private and public organisations including general governments, government agencies, funders, developers, contractors, architects, procurement and logistics partners.
He has a number of executive and non-executive roles with matured and start-up organisations including Ormeci Group of Companies, owned by his family, which is a substantial construction company established in 1973, with investments in fashion, tourism and property development.
Mario has recently been accountable for the development of Athletes Village, built for the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games. The project consists of 2,818 residential units, an academy, a policlinic and public realm across 70 hectares of masterplanned site with a construction value of £1.2Bn. Whilst delivered on time, under budget, to a level of quality surpassing all expectations, the Village has raised the industry benchmark in every aspect across Europe.
His other successfully led projects include: