Our module creators come from a vast array of industries, expertise and professions. Coming from both the marketplace and academia, they have in common a strong desire to share their knowledge on decision-making and risk analysis using software tools.
Fernando Hernandez serves as senior risk and decisions consultant and
instructor for Palisade Corporation since 2003. As such, he has developed risk
quantification models in North, Central and South America, Europe, Australia,
Africa and the Middle East for clients in multiple industries such as petroleum,
mining, telecommunications, transportation, manufacturing, finance, banking
and insurance. He has taught courses and given lectures on risk quantification,
decision making, optimization, statistics and strategic finance. He has delivered
over 9,000 hours on the past fourteen years of his consulting/training practice,
having visited more than 150 clients in some thirty three countries.
Fernando’s areas of expertise cover mining, banking, finance, oil and gas, manufacturing, project evaluation, forecasts, statistics and market prices.
Prior to his involvement as a consultant in Palisade Corporation, Fernando chaired CFO positions in multinational and local companies in various industries: banking, manufacturing, hospital services, consumer goods, information technology. He also taught MBA courses such as: Introduction to Corporate Finance, Financial Simulation and investment Decisions. Since 1992, he has built financial models, risk models and feasibility studies using @RISK.
Fernando earned his degree in Financial Management at the University of Costa Rica. As a Fulbright scholar awarded by the U.S. government, he obtained an MBA from Indiana University with a major in Finance and Management Information Systems.