After earning a degree in Civil Engineering, Mr. Fernandez attended various postgraduate courses in Coastal, and Ports and Harbour Engineering at the University of Florida and the Technical University Delft, also participating in the IADC International Dredging Seminar in Singapore. He has been in the marine construction industry for almost 50 years. He joined Nakheel in 2000 as project manager for the start up Palm Island Project and is presently involved in all dredging, reclamation and breakwater projects being executed by Nakheel.
Articles By Jack Fernandez
Overtopping and stability were the two main challenges to designing the crescent shaped breakwater protecting the man-made Palm Island.