Eduardo Fernández is an international development specialist with over 30 years’ experience designing, managing, implementing, and evaluating development assistance programs and transition projects worldwide. He specializes in political/conflict analysis and has worked extensively in regions that have been affected by political/civil unrest or war. Mr. Fernández is skilled in team-building, problem-solving, and leading projects in complex environments and societies in crisis, particularly supporting civil society.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Fernández served as Director of the Stabilization and Reconstruction Practice for Casals & Associates providing oversight of Casal’s work in Northern Uganda and Zimbabwe. Previously, he served as Chief of Party (COP) for a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) initiative in Venezuela.
He has performed numerous consultancies for the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, UN, and major European cooperation organizations. He has a Doctoral Degree in Anthropology and has published books and articles on social conflicts over natural resource use in Latin America.
He speaks native Spanish and is fluent English.