Armand Fernandez

President, Patriot Risk Consultants, Inc.

Armand Fernandez is the President of the Patriot Risk Consultants and Executive Vice President of Patriot Underwriters. In his role he provides strategic leadership to the Patriot Risk Services organization, based in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He joined Patriot in 2015 and has been in the insurance and risk control business since 1990.

Prior to joining Patriot, Mr. Fernandez was the CEO of AXA Matrix Risk Consultants and Chief Risk Engineering Officer of Zurich Risk Engineering, as well as, Deputy to the Global Chief Risk Engineering Officer for Zurich Insurance, Zurich Switzerland. His experience includes leading all technical lines of business, Business Development, Sales and Strategic Account Management.

Mr. Fernandez has a degree in International Business and Executive Development Certificates from the Kellogg School of Business and IMD. His Technical Training was achieved at Kemper NATLSCO and Zurich Risk Engineering.