Mario Merlo

Steering Committee Members


Mario is a specialist graphic designer who specializes in supporting mental health initiatives globally. A graduate of Palermo University Buenos Aires, he has worked as a consultant supporting the World Federation for Mental Health, the World Dignity Project and Asociacion Argentina de Salud Mental to support the delivery of communication strategies.

He started his career at and was senior designer, web developer, marketing advisor and design department manager at before setting up his own design and web development company, Kilak Design studio working with many different companies and institutions all over the world ( He is fluent in Spanish, English, French & Portuguese and will use his experience to support the WFMH World Congress 2022 Steering Group.