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Mario Sgarrella

Sgarrella, Mario

Head of Communications
World Trade Institute

Mario is Head of Communications at the World Trade Institute. He has been in the education industry for the last 10 years, heading up marketing and communications for the leading Swiss hospitality school Les Roches (with campuses in Switzerland, Spain, and China) and as Strategist Consultant for European universities at Crimson Education. Before that, Mario worked in public policy for Johnson & Johnson and the European Commission, and public relations for the world’s largest PR firm, Edelman.

Mario has studied in The Netherlands, France and Italy. He completed the IB diploma programme at UWC of the Adriatic on a full scholarship from the Italian government, obtained his Bachelor of Arts in international relations (summa cum laude) from University College Maastricht in The Netherlands and has post-graduate degrees in European Studies.

Born and raised in Italy, Mario lived and worked in 10 different countries. He speaks Italian, English, French, Spanish, German and Mandarin Chinese.