Fernando joined Endeavour Vision in 2018 and currently serves as an investment manager, focusing on medical technology and digital health investments.
Fernando brings medical device industry expertise in product development, combined with pharmaceutical and medical device business and strategy consulting. From 2011 to 2015, Fernando led the development of a number of orthopaedic trauma solutions at Stryker Orthopaedics R&D in Switzerland – focusing on upper trauma and extremities. From 2015 to 2018, Fernando was Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company in Geneva, Switzerland. He led a number of business strategy and organisational projects including therapeutic-area strategy, merger management, process optimization, operating model re-design, corporate due-diligence and market access and launch preparation. Fernando worked across a number of geographies, including Switzerland, France, Germany, Belgium, UK, US and Brazil and sectors such as diabetes, specialty pharmaceuticals, infectious disease, wound care, surgical instruments, orthopaedics and dental.
Fernando holds an MEng degree in Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College London and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zürich. His Masters’ thesis was in cardiovascular fluid mechanics of stented arteries. Fernando is fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish, French and German. Fernando is a Brazilian and Portuguese citizen and has lived in Brazil, Portugal, the UK and, for the past 8 years, Switzerland. He is married and enjoys spending time with his wife, running, playing basketball and tennis and practicing Nordic and downhill skiing.