Mario was working in the direct private equity investment team at Partners Group, one of the leading global private equity houses, prior to joining HotelQuickly. Before that he was working at Bank Vontobel in the investment banking department focused on mergers & acquisitions. Mario graduated from the University of St.Gallen (HSG) with a M.A. in Banking & Finance and participated in several exchange programs, most notably with the MBA program of Tuck School of Business, US. During his studies, he interned at Credit Suisse in the debt capital markets team in Switzerland and Mexico and in the business controlling team.