Marco joined BAE Systems as Director for Army & Security in 2013. He is a retired colonel and a graduate of the Military Academy of Agulhas Negras, Brazil.
He was one of the first helicopter pilots to join the Brazilian Army’s Aviation Command in Taubate, Sao Paulo, accumulating over two thousand flying hours. In 2010 and 2011 he attended France’s Ecole de Guerre military college in Paris, which trains high potential officers from the French forces and its allies. Marco also holds a post graduate degree in Public Management Law from Rio’s Castello Branco University and a Masters in Military Administration from the Brazilian Army Command and Staff College, Rio.