Joel FernandesProject and Policy Advisor, Eurochambres
Joel Fernandes is a Project and Policy Advisor at Eurochambres, the Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry. He manages the EnergyEfficiency4SMEs Project, and the India IP SME Helpdesk, both funded by the European Union. He possesses over 22 years of professional experience with global organisations such as the Government of British Columbia, European Business and Technology Centre, World Economic Forum, Essar Group, Business France, and Marriott International. He is a Postgraduate from the University of Mumbai with a specialisation in Economics & International Business and is a Global Leadership Fellow of the World Economic Forum, Switzerland. He has attained measurable success in strategic public-private partnerships, foreign direct investment, international business development and thought leadership positioning. He has proven experience in partnerships with sophisticated and influential global institutions such as international governmental agencies, industry bodies, think tanks and academia. He has served as keynote speaker / moderator / host at events in many European countries. He is an exceptional networker with strong government, community and influencer networks worldwide, particularly in Europe, Latin America, Canada & India.