Rudy Fernandez

Rudy Fernandez

Mentor from World at Work

A Strategic Public Affairs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Communications leader with over 25 years in an international organisation.

Experience

A Strategic Public Affairs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Communications leader with over 25 years in an international organisation. Led civil society & media engagement in South India in areas that the private sector refers to as CSR, non-profit/civil society engagement: human rights (democracy, governance, panchayats), women’s rights (helping prevent and tackle violence against women), media (media law, media regulation, media training). His strategic approach to CSR (bidding for funds, project design & delivery) has helped NGOs & non-profits who have done superb work, achieve wider impact in key areas of civil society work: panchayats, addressing violence against women & children, bonded labour. His strategic communications & public affairs leadership has over the years helped hundreds of companies/institutions raise their profile & has covered a range of themes: science/research, climate/energy, development/international aid (gender, children, socio-economic empowerment, health), education, political economy, government. He is a Gold Medallist in Sociology.