About Fernando

Fernando is the Managing Partner of McKinsey’s Latin American office, responsible for locations in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Central America, and the Caribbean. He formerly led our Financial Services Practice in the region.

Since joining the firm in 1999, Fernando has partnered with executives across Brazil and many Central American nations. While he has distinguished himself through advisory work in the financial services sector, he has also guided engagements for companies in the retail, pharmaceuticals, and energy industries.

The hallmark of Fernando’s work is transformation. He focuses on making lasting and substantial change within core company functions, such as operations and sales. He helps guide cultural change efforts and, with the increasing importance of innovation and agility, has led major turnarounds focused on fostering digital excellence.

With a keen interest in economic and community development, Fernando supports local nonprofit organizations.

Fernando holds business degrees earned in the United States and South America. He has lived in six countries and is a native Spanish speaker and fluent in English and Portuguese.

Past experience

Banco Galicia
Product manager


Columbia University

University of CEMA
MS, finance

Technological Institute of Buenos Aires
BS, engineering