Charles “Max” Fernandez
|Minister of Tourism, Investment and Economic Development|
|Assumed office |
|Preceded by||Asot Michael|
|Minister of Foreign Affairs|
18 June 2014 – 2018
|Preceded by||Baldwin Spencer|
|Succeeded by||Paul Chet Greene|
|Born||24 December 1954|
|Alma mater||University of the West Indies|
Charles “Max” Fernandez (born Labour Party politician from Antigua and Barbuda who was the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade from June 2014 to 2018. He currently serves as Minister of Tourism, Investment and Economic Development.24 December 1954) is a
Charles “Max” Henry Fernandez grew up in St. John’s, and attended St. Joseph’s Academy. He completed a Business Management Degree at the University of the West Indies.
He joined the Labour Party in 1984, and in 1995 Prime Minister Lester Bird appointed him to the Senate, where he served until 2004. During his time in the Senate, he was also the Chairman of the Board of The Free Trade and the Chairman of the Board of The Medical Benefits Scheme.
Fernandez was elected to the House of Representatives in the 2009 Elections for the St. John’s Rural North Constituency, where he presently resides with his wife Jill and three sons.
He was the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade from June 2014 to 2018.