Fernando was a student of the MSc programme, born and raised in Lima, Peru. There, he did his undergraduate degree in Law at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. After that, he applied and entered the Diplomatic Academy of Peru "Javier Pérez de Cuéllar" (named after the former Peruvian Secretary General of the United Nations), where he completed a master's degree in Diplomacy and International Relations, graduating as the valedictorian of his class and giving the valedictory address in front of the President of the Republic and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Peru. He also got selected to carry out his internship in the Peruvian Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York, addressing matters related to Peru's Non-Permanent Membership of the United Nations Security Council for the 2018-2019 period.
For the last two years he has worked as a diplomat in the Directorate of Organization and Multilateral Policy and the Directorate of Environment of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Peru, getting involved in the latest Peruvian presence in the Security Council and the General Assembly of the United Nations. Also, he has contributed organizing regional meetings regarding the Leticia Pact for the Amazon at Presidential and Ministerial levels. Before coming to Oxford, he was acting as coordinator of the Support Group for Repatriations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Peru, which oversaw the return to the country of more than 40 thousand Peruvians after the Covid-19 pandemic forced the government to close the borders. After obtaining his degree in Oxford, he has been posted to work at the Peruvian Embassy to the European Union, the Kingdom of Belgium, and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, located in Brussels.