Marco was educated in Mallorca, prior to studying for his HND in Electronics and Communications Engineering at the Polytechnic of North London. In 1984 he joined Vari-Lite Europe Ltd. as a full-time Vari-Lite operator/technician and worked on a number of international shows and tours including Simple Minds, Live Aid, U2, Rod Stewart, Jacques Higelin, Johnny Halliday and Michel Sardou. In 1987 he went freelance, working on more major shows and events in a variety of roles.
In 1989 he became Field Service Manager of Vari-Lite Europe and in 1990 was responsible for organising the company's move from Cricklewood to Greenford. In the same year he was appointed Technical Operations Manager. His work included assisting with accreditation to ISO9002 quality assurance systems, and the formation of the Vari-Lite Production Services European Network. In November 1998 he set up Supporting Role to provide consultany and resources to smaller companies primarily within the event & entertainment industry.