Mario Carini is CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of Generali osiguranje since December 2019. Prior to relocating to Croatia, he was based in Prague as Head of Global Corporate & Commercial and Reinsurance for the Generali Group in Austria and Central-Eastern Europe. In parallel he was also a member of the Management Board of GP Reinsurance EAD in Sofia, Bulgaria. Mario started his insurance career at Generali’s Head Office within the foreign insurance operations area. He then moved to London, U.K., where he was involved in underwriting activities, before relocating to Prague, Czech Republic, where he has held positions with increasing responsibilities in the P&C insurance and reinsurance areas. In the last years he has been directly involved in the steering of a number of Group projects and activities in the areas of Sustainability, Climate Strategy, Nat Cat Portfolio Management and the development of the SME segment. He holds an Executive MBA from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland; a Diploma in Insurance (DipCII) from the Chartered Insurance Institute, U.K and a degree in Economics from the University of Pisa, Italy. In addition to his native Italian, he is fluent in English, conversational in German and Czech and currently learning Croatian.