Vice President, Environment
Tetra Pak International
Mario has been a member of Tetra Pak’s Environment management team since 2003. He leads functional teams which are currently responsible for Tetra Pak’s strategic priority to Drive Environment Excellence, one of the 4 Group Priorities approved by the Board for the period 2010-2020. Key activities include driving global recycling of post-consumer beverage cartons; reducing the environment footprint of the company’s product portfolio including value-chain climate emission reduction; and sourcing policies and planning concerning renewable and credibly sourced materials.
Between 2005 and 2013 Mario was a member of the board of The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE), the European association for beverage carton producers. Mario also represented Tetra Pak in the development of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative, currently hosted by the IUCN; and currently is a member of the Technical Advisory Group of Science-Based Target Initiative, an initiative by CDP, UN Global Compact, WWF and WRI to engage business in setting science based climate ambitions.
Mario was an elected member of the board of directors of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC International) for two consecutive terms between 2006 and 2012, and served as Co-Chairman of the High Conservation Value Resource Network between 2006 and 2008.
Mario is Brazilian and joined Tetra Pak in 1999 in Canada. Mario holds a BSC in Mechanical Engineering from Universidade Gama Filho (Rio de Janeiro) and a Pg Diploma in Environmental Decision Making from The Open University (Milton Keynes).