Marco’s career started in the commercial sector in a variety of roles, then transitioned to the philanthropic and non-profit sector. Marco managed the finance team supporting the Agricultural Development portfolio at the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation for seven years. Marco believes in mission-driven organizations, whether commercial or non-profit, as key agents for changing the world. His passion is to bring best practices from each sector to the other when it comes to strategy, decision-making, organizational and financial management practices. Marco is a trained scientist with a Master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering and a businessman with an MBA from INSEAD.