Clarence Fernandes is a Marketing and PR Consultant, with over 40 years of experience in Industry.
Born on 1 January, 1956, Mr. Fernandes completed his Indian School Certificate from the University of Cambridge (Local Examinations Syndicate) in November 1972. He went on to complete his Bachelor of Science Degree (majoring in Chemistry and Biology) from the University of Mumbai in May 1976.
Fernandes commenced his very first assignment , Management Studies in Finance and Administration, with the Swiss Multinational, SANDOZ (INDIA) LIMITED (June 1976-August 1978).
During the four decades of his career, Fernandes has held important assignments both in the Private Sector (WORLD HOTELS of Germany, Choice Hotels of USA, Ramada Hotels, Penta Hotels of Germany, FirstRand Banking Group of South Africa, to name a few) and in the Public Sector (Rwanda Development Board, Indonesia Tourism Promotion Board, Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board ,Hong Kong Tourist Association, and the Provincial Government of Extremadura in Spain).
Fernandes has been invited as a GUEST SPEAKER at several International Conferences and has made PRESENTATIONS in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Poland , Spain, Rwanda and even in Pretoria, South Africa. Fernandes has travelled widely and is well connected with several countries, more recently with countries on the African Continent. Though settled in Mumbai, Fernandes travels regularly to Rwanda, where he does work under his Consultancy Firm "RWANDA RENAISSANCE".