Consultant Profile

Damian Fernandez

Damian Fernandez

SEK Education Consulting Group

Areas of Expertise

  • Buildings and premises
  • Community Engagement
  • Fundraising
  • Further Education
  • Governance
  • Healthy Schools
  • Higher Education
  • Human Resources
  • Inspection
  • Leadership - middle leaders
  • Leadership - senior leaders
  • Leadership coaching and development
  • Leadership: Assessment, Development & Coaching
  • Legal
  • Marketing
  • Parental Engagement
  • Partnership Development
  • School Finance
  • School Improvement
  • School Search
  • School Self-evaluation
  • Staff Development/CPD
  • Sustainability for Schools/School Environment

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Business and Administration
  • Masters Degree in Finance
  • Exec Programme for Driving Growth Through business acumen

About Damian Fernandez

An accomplished, goal-oriented professional with a strong blend of cross-functional experience in Project Management and stakeholder’s activities. Skilled in Finance, organization and Human Resources,

I am enthusiastic to manage challenging projects.
Growing business and setting up new projects are my passion.

Previous Experience

Damian Fernandez, Country Manager at SEK Education Consulting Group and Head of International Business Development at SEK Educational Group.
He finished his BBA in 2009 when he started to develop his professional career in the educational sector. He was managing the finance department in different education companies in Spain. After his Master’s degree specialized in Finance in 2012, he started working in the Finance Department at Camilo Jose Cela University, part of SEK Group.
The Camilo José Cela University (UCJC) is a forward-looking institution, uniquely placed to bridge the gap between traditional and modern times. It was founded in the year 2000, as part of the SEK Educational Group, whose proven track record in teaching excellence stretches back over 120 years. The SEK Educational Group has 9 schools, 6 in Spain, 1 in Ireland, 1 in France and the last project in Qatar.
Then, he was moved to the SEK Educational Group’s Head Office. He was a member of the SEK Group Set-up team to launch the school in Qatar in 2013. He was appointed as the Business Manager in 2013 at the age of 27 where he was until 2017. He was working closely to the Ministry of Education and Higher Education supporting the schools under the Outstanding School’s Programme.
Currently, he is running the role of Country Manager for SEK Education Consulting Group in United Arab Emirates.
He is also working as Director Of Expansion at SEK Education Group globally.
He was also collaborating as Board Member of the Spanish Business Council in UAE and Qatar.

Other Information

Working and living in 4 different countries gave me the international minded to be able to collaborate with cross-culture organizations and value the international atmosphere in the schools.

Address Sky Tower, Al Reem Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE 3358
Regional Coverage International
Landline 00971528728338
Mobile/Cell 0034667600104
Email damian.fernandez@sek.ae
Website 1 sek.es/en
Website 2 ucjc.edu/en
LinkedIn qa.linkedin.com/in/damianfernandezgregorio
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