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Mr Neil Fernandes

Honorary Senior Fellow

Neil Fernandes was formerly the Managing Director at Central Institute of Technology (CIT) having commenced in July 2005. Prior to his appointment at CIT, Neil was the Deputy Director-General (Training) in the Department of Education and Training for 18 months and was the inaugural General Manager of WestOne between July 1999 and August 2003.

Neil has held a number of senior positions in the vocational education and training (VET) system in Western Australia over the last 30 years and has been instrumental in formulating legislation, policy, strategy and governance arrangements. He is a strong advocate for vocational education and training.

Neil has recently established his own consultancy, Neil C Fernandes Consulting, and is a member of the Training Accreditation Council of Western Australia. He is also a member of the national Education Industry Reference Committee.

Born in Nagpur, India, Neil’s family migrated to Australia in 1969. He completed his high schooling in Perth and holds a BA (Philosophy) from the University of Western Australia.

Neil is married with two children.


E: neil@neilcfernandes.com.au
T: 0419918565