Joined Scouting in 1987.
July 2014: was elected member of the World Scout Committee at the World Scout Conference in Slovenia.
2010-2013: 1st Vicechairman of the Interamerican Scout Committee.
2007: member of of the Interamerican Scout Committee.
2002-2006: coordinator of the Interamerican Youth Network.
Fernando was one of the founders and active in the establishment of the International Forum of Jewish Scouts (IFJS). He is a member of the Board of the IFJS representing Jewish Scouts in Latin America.
Has experience at the National Level in two different NSOs:
2007-2009: member of the National Board
2007-2010: International Commissioner
2004-2007: Deputy International Commissioner
2002: member of the International Team
Worked on different National and Subnational committees.
2011-2014: member of the National Board
2011-2012: International Commissioner
Received different recognitions from several Scout Organizations.
- the Tiradentes Award, the Gold and the Silver Service Awards and the Silver Gratitude Award (Brazil)
- the Silver Jaguar and the Silver Eagle awards (Mexico)
- the International Friendship Award (South Korea)
- the Centenary of Scouting Award (Malaysia)
He is a B-P Fellow (World Scout Foundation), an Order of the Condor member (Interamerican Scout Foundation) and an Order of the Fleur de Lis member (Brazilian National Scout Fund).
Attended the last four World Scout Conferences (Brazil, Korea, Tunisia and Greece), the last four Interamerican Scout Conferences (Argentina, Panama, Ecuador and El Salvador), the last two Interamerican Scout Summits (Panama and Colombia), one Asia-Pacific Scout Conference (Malaysia).
Also attended three World Scout Jamborees (UK, Chile and Holland), three Interamerican Scout Jamborees (Colombia, Brazil and Guatemala) and one Asia-Pacific Scout Jamboree (Philippines).
Degree in Civil Engineering (Brazil), Graduate studies in Management and Strategic Planning (Brazil) and Master in Business Administration (Mexico & Philippines). Experience on sales and marketing management in global pharmaceutical companies, being recognized for outstanding results while in charge of key brands.