MR MARIO FERRARO
Global Mobility Leader – Asia, Middle East, Africa & Turkey, Mercer
Mr Mario Ferraro leads Mercer’s Mobility practice for Asia, Middle East, Africa & Turkey. He is an experienced and dynamic leader with more than 25 years of experience in the design and implementation of effective Global Mobility solutions in a variety of markets and industry sectors.
Mr Ferraro’s experience in Global Mobility dates back to 1987, when he was responsible for the deployment of British academic staff to various African locations on behalf of The British Council. Over the years, he assumed global responsibility for International Mobility issues with For Logica International, a major IT and Management Consulting company, and was subsequently hired by Price Waterhouse (now PWC) where he established and managed their Global Mobility consulting practices. Mario went on to become the Group General Manager of International HR in the global headquarters of International SOS, before he left to join Deloitte as the Director of Deloitte’s Human Capital Consulting practice in South East Asia.
Mr Ferraro brings to his clients a unique blend of consulting and hands-on operational experience, allowing him to deliver pragmatic advice and implementable solutions. His professional experience was developed in Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia Pacific. He has lived in Asia since 1998. Mr Ferraro is widely recognised as a Thought Leader in the area of Global Mobility and regularly contributes to conferences, articles and media interviews. He has also actively contributed to the activities of Worldwide ERC, a professional association representing global mobility professionals, where he served on the Board of Directors and a Chairman of their Asia Pacific Committee. He has trained many of today’s top Mobility professionals and received a number of recognitions and awards, including the first “Asia Pacific Global Mobility Professional of the Year” award by the Forum for Expatriate Management in 2013.