Digital Adviser, European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC)
Mario Mariniello is Digital Adviser at the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC), the European Commission in-house think-tank operating under the authority of President Jean-Claude Juncker. Tasked with a mission to innovate and disrupt, the EPSC provides the President and the College of Commissioners with strategic, evidence-based analysis and forward-looking policy advice. In his capacity of Digital Adviser, Mario leads the EPSC work related to Digital Single Market issues.
Mario holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Organization from the European University Institute of Fiesole (Florence) and a M.Sc. in Economics from CORIPE (Turin). He currently teaches a course in Digital Economy at the College of Europe and has previously taught a course in European Economic Integration for Master students at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).
Mario joined the EPSC from Bruegel where he was Research Fellow for Competition Policy and Regulation. With Bruegel, Mario published extensively on issues related to competition policy and ICT regulation. His columns and policy works have been published or quoted in leading international media, such as Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, La Tribune, Der Spiegel, Project Syndicate, Vox, Les Echos, De Standaard and others. He is a frequent speaker at international conferences.