Marco Marinaro, Civil Lawyer, registered at the Italian Bar Association for more than 25 years and practicing in the Italian Supreme Courts, currently serves as Honorary Judge in the Court of Appeal of Naples and teaches as Professor of Mediation Law and ADR at the Department of Law of LUISS University, Rome. Current Member of the “Technical Panel on extrajudicial procedures in civil and commercial matters” established by the Italian Ministry of Justice, he also holds several positions as Lecturer and Trainer at other public and private universities and training institutions in the field of mediation and ADR, having trained extensive numbers of judges, lawyers, mediators and arbitrators. He served as Arbitrator at the Milan Chamber of Arbitration and other public and private institutions and as Mediator, primarily with the ADR Center, Italy (member of JAMS International) and with other public and private bodies. Marco is also a journalist actively collaborating with several newspapers and reviews such as Il Sole 24 Ore, with more than 400 articles and papers on mediation and ADR methods. He is the Founder and Director (since more than 10 years) of the editorial series Itinerari di ADR (“ADR Paths”; Aracne, Rome). Marco has been a Member of the Arbitration Panel at the Banking and Financial Ombudsman (ABF) of the Bank of Italy from 2012 to 2018. He has participated as moderator, speaker and keynote speaker in numerous national and international conferences and conventions. Marco is also member of the Associazione italiana fra gli studiosi del processo civile – A.I.S.P.C. (Italian Association of the Experts of the Civil Proceeding), of the Associazione italiana per l’arbitrato – A.I.A. (Italian Association for Arbitration) and of G.E.M.M.E. - Groupement Européen des Magistrats pour la Médiation - Sezione Italia (European Grouping of the Magistrates for Mediation – Italian Section).