Mariano Spitale

Project Lead, Argentina
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Since he was young, Mariano has been passionate about nature, the environment and how things work. Spanning more than 15 years in sustainability, Mariano has worked to incorporate environmental and social impact into operational and strategy projects across Latin America.

As part of McKinsey.org’s Sustainable Communities pillar, Mariano leads project operations in Barrio 31 in Buenos Aires, driving initiatives to change community behavior, capability building for talent and waste workers, and logistical systems.

Prior to joining McKisney.org, Mariano was part of Almado, an impact consultancy, where he led strategy projects focused on the social and urban integration of vulnerable communities in Argentina. Previously, Mariano spent 12 years as a consultant at PwC. As a senior manager in PwC’s sustainability department, he participated in projects related to climate change, energy efficiency and sustainability strategies across the Latin American region.

He is an environmental engineer from the UCA of Buenos Aires and has a master's degree in urban economics from the Torcuato Di Tella University. Additionally, he was part of the one-year Sustainability Leadership Program of the Word Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

Since the birth of his two small children, Mariano has increased his commitment to generate a positive impact on people and the planet in his daily work and life. As an amateur landscape artist, he tries to spend most of his time outdoors, working in his garden and planting trees with his family.