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Doctor Mark Fernando






Doctor Mark Fernando


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Mark’s early education was in West London and North West London, then attending SOAS and LSE, graduated from the London School of Economics, University of London, with a BSc Honours Degree from LSE. Mark holds at postgraduate level, The Diploma in Psychology (Dip.Psych.) and The Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapy (Adv.Dip.Psych.), Doctoral Degree (PhD) that includes Psychotherapy and Psychology.  Mark’s postdoctoral qualifications are from University of Oxford, Harvard Medical School at Harvard University, Christ Church College (CCCU) Canterbury and University of Kent.  Mark is an Associate Faculty and Alumni member of the University of Oxford,  serving on the University of Oxford Committee for East Kent. An Invited Guest Faculty of Harvard Medical School, an Invited Fellow of the University of Kent and was the lead for the Advanced Research Centre for Comparative Bioethics.  Currently a member of the International Association for Forensic Psychotherapy, UK, a member of the Chartered College of Teaching, UK and a member of  NHS Healthcare Trusts in Kent, London, Oxford and Cambridge. Enabled by HM UK Government Research Councils to be a Principal Investigator for UK State Research Programmes, Mark has strong research experience to share, towards community and public service objectives.

Doctor Mark Fernando

Medical Education, Analyses, Mediation and Negotiations. Safeguarding Profiling and Pastoral Care Clinician.
Forensic Psychotherapy & Clinical Psychotherapy Analyst.
Participant in “Impact Measurement in Practice: Lean Data & Impact Management,”
Impact Measurement webinar for a discussion on leading edge impact measurement
and management approaches, Oxford Impact Measurement Programme,
with Oxford’s SBS, University of Oxford,UK. (April,2018).
Participant in Magnify the Analytical Impact: Accelerate Insight with Machine Learning,
with Aberdeen Inc. and Yellowfin Inc., (April,2018).
Participant at the Soundbites meeting, follow-up to the #kentsummit2018, with a range
of political party representatives, academics and business representatives at KBS,
University of Kent, UK. (March,2018).
Participant in “Using technology & social finance to end modern day slavery,” webinar,
Oxford Social Finance and Impact Investing Programme, University of Oxford,UK. (April,2018).
Participant at the Business Soundbites session: “Trading Internationally post-Brexit:
preparing your business for changing trade regulations,”
Kent Business School, University of Kent, UK. (March,2018).
Participant in “Negotiate with Impact Series: Negotiating Successfully Across Cultures” webinar,
Oxford Programme on Negotiation, University of Oxford, UK.(March, 2018).
Invited Participant of the 3rd ESPES/IPEG Masterclass with the participation of the ESPU,
from IRCAD, Strasbourg, France, as formal collaboration with IRCAD, France, suggested to NHS,UK
in the training of Postgraduate Medical Students and Specialists in the UK. (March, 2018).
“Why measurement matters,” International Webinar, with the Oxford Impact Measurement Programme,
with the Oxford Impact Investing and Oxford Social Finance Programmes, Executive Social Impact Portfolio, at
The Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK.(February and March, 2018).
Invited Participant in “2018 Frost & Sullivan Predictions and Outlook for Digital Health,” webinar with the Global Program and
Analysts from Frost & Sullivan’s Global Digital Health Team, San Antonio, Texas, USA, (February, 2018).
Participant in UK HM Government Conference on: International Trade and Negotiations,(February, 2018).
Participant in “How to Negotiate with Impact series Part 2: Major Negotiation Challenges” International Webinar,
with The Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK.(February, 2018).
Invited Delegate and Participant, Kent Summit 2018, hosted by The Vice-Chancellor, University of Kent,
and The Director, KBS, University of Kent, with all the Members of Parliament for Kent, England, UK.
Round Table Session Speaking Contributor on: “Strong Leadership in an Uncertain World.” #KentSummit2018,(January, 2018).
Participant in sector of, “The best marketing leaders drive strategy,” International Webinar,
with The Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK.(January, 2018).
Participant in “Sharing and Promoting your Research- Wiley Learn to Publish Webinar Series,”(January,2018).
Participant in “Public Speaking: International Webinar,” (January,2018).
Participant in “Reverse Mentoring: International Webinar,” (January,2018).
Participant in “Thrive with Hybrid Cloud: International Webinar,” (January,2018).
Participant in “Solutions at Scale: How social finance is being used to tackle the refugee crisis” International Webinar,
Oxford Social Finance Programme, 2018 Social Impact Portfolio Webinar Series,
of The Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK.(January, 2018).
Participant in Publishing Ethics: Wiley International Webinar, (January, 2018).
Participant in Regulatory Compliance, European Union, International Webinar, (January,2018).
Participant in Dashboard Best Practice International Webinar, (January,2018).
Participant in Medical Science International Webinar, Kings College, London,(January,2018).
Participant in Improve Anaytic Metric to Demonstrate Value: International Webinar, (January,2018).
Participant in the Onboarding, Cross-Training & Hiring: International Webinar, (January, 2018).
Participant in the Unicef International Webinar, Children in a Digital World – Informing Policy
with the Latest Research on How Kids Connect Online, UNICEF, Italy and LSE,UK. December, 2017. Research materials used:
Participant in Wiley Webinar: Promoting your research with impact: understanding journal metrics and SEO,
https://authorservices.wiley.com/author-resources. December, 2017.
Participant in Geneva Global and SEI, International Webinar: Make the Most of Your Philanthropy, New York, USA, December 2017.
Participant in Wiley Neuroscience Webinar: Publishing your Research: Enhancing Transparency and Rigor, December 2017.
Participant in Webinar Peer Review: discover more about the process and outcomes, Wiley Publishing, December 2017.
“What works in inclusion health: overview of effective interventions for marginalised and excluded populations”
Healthcare Review work for McMaster University, Canada. November, 2017. Invited to Participate with the International Webinar,
on Social Protection in Fragile Contexts: Building the Evidence, November 2017,
hosted by the Unicef Office of Research – Innocenti, Florence,Italy, https://www.unicef-irc.org/
with The Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, University of Oxford,UK.
http://www.cebm.net/ https://twitter.com/CebmOxford
Commissioned for Barristers and Lawyers Continuing Professional Development Presentation, October 2017:
“Forensic Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Perspectives in Public Children Law.”
Seminar Presentation by Dr Mark Fernando

Principal Investigator, Research Councils of The United Kingdom, HM Government, United Kingdom.
Pastoral Care Clinician, Expert Specialist Adviser, Expert Specialist Witness, in Clinical Forensic Psychotherapy.
Planning Healthcare & Medical Collaborations with Universities, including Medical School & Teaching Hospital development.
Very High Value Professional Indemnity, with appropriate supporting teams of Specialist UK Barristers and Specialist UK Solicitors, to support my work in Clinical & Forensic Psychotherapy. Professionally Insured also for all Forensic Psychotherapy, in legal, educational and clinical settings, including for training & seminars. Expert Specialist Adviser, Analyst and Expert Professional Clinical Witness for Judicial, Medico-Legal, Professional Clinical Psychotherapy & Clinical Forensic Psychotherapy work. Professionally Insured to work in Very High Value Psychotherapy Work, Psychotherapy Interventions, Cases & Expert Witness Work, at UK & EU locations.
Pastoral Care, Clinical Psychotherapy & Clinical Interventions in Crises Trauma Care.
Expert Specialist in Safeguarding & Protecting the Vulnerable.
Expert Specialist Adviser in Pastoral Care, Clinical Theology & Clinical Psychotherapy.
Invited Adviser & Consultancy in Humanitarian Healthcare Diplomacy.
Invited Adviser, Advisory Board, Ideas That Shape, ITS, Canadian HM Government Think Tank, Toronto, Canada.
Adviser, Group 8 & Group 20 Humanitarian Healthcare Diplomacy & Healthcare Policies,
Invited Adviser, Group 8 & Group 20 Humanitarian Healthcare Diplomacy.
Conferences and Seminars Organiser, Interdisciplinary Discussion Seminars & Conferences, Canterbury, England, UK.
Research specialisms include: Humanitarian Relief Medicine & Healthcare. Christian Medical Ethics,
Christian & Catholic Clinical Bioethics, Moral Psychology & Moral Philosophy, Clinical Psychology,
Trauma & Healing Psychotherapy and Immunology Medical Genomics advanced heuristics research, (Harvard, Cambridge and Oxford).
Invited Conference Participant, King's College, University of Cambridge, England, UK.
Invited Conference Participant, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, USA.
Conference Participant at Canterbury Christ Church University and at The University of Kent, UK.
Consultant, The Fernando Consultancy Global Group Inc.
Invited Guest Speaker at St.John's College, University of Oxford, England, UK.
Invited Adviser, Group 20 London Summit Conference, FCO, HMG, UK.
Invited Adviser, United Nations, NATO States & Group 20 States Healthcare policies.
Invited Fellow & Research Faculty, Researcher at University of Kent, England, UK.
Invited Elite Guest Faculty, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, USA.
Tutor Mentor, Oxford Alumni Mentor Network, OCS, University of Oxford, UK.
Sentinel Reader & Reviewer, Faculty of Health, McMaster University, Canada.
Invited by The Australian Counselling Association to join their official research journal's Editorial Board,
Counselling, Psychotherapy and Health (CPH), Australia.
Assisted in professional support for Tsunami Trauma Counselling with ACA & Red Cross.
Editorial Reviewer, International Journal of Public Health (IJPH), The Netherlands.
Seminar Convenor, RF & UCL Medical School, University of London, England, UK.
Invited Delegate, Cambridge, CQHE, Speaker at The Medical School, The University of Padua,
with Saint Anthony's Basilica & Veneto Health Ministry Region, at The President's Palace, Venice, Italy,
& The University of Cambridge CQHE, The President and Representatives of The Veneto Region in Venice & Padua, Italy.
Member, Bioethics Interest Group, at The National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.
Membership of UK Department of Health Panels & UK NHS Trusts Public Membership as a Clinical Professional.
Adviser, Department of Health & UK HM Government Healthcare Consultation, London, UK.
Member and Virtual Panel Advisor Member, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, England, UK.
Member, Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust, England, UK.
Member, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, England, UK.
Member of The Guy's & St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.
Member of The Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.
Member of The Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.
Member of The Imperial College NHS Healthcare Trust, London, UK.
Member of The West London Mental Health NHS Trust, London, UK.
Member of The Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.
Member of The Barts NHS Trust, London, UK.
Member of The South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, London UK.
Member of The University of Oxford Psychiatry Society, Oxford, UK.
Consultancy, with The University of Cambridge & The University of Cambridge Press, England, UK.
Tutor & Mentor, Oxford Careers Service (OCS) & Oxford Careers Network (OCN),
The University of Oxford, England, UK. Tutor & Mentor for University of Oxford
and HEFCE collaboration project, including for Rhodes Scholar DPhil.
Invited Associate Member, Research Centre for Children, Families and Communities,
Canterbury Christ Church University, England, UK.
Mentor, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
Professional Mentoring Network for Current & Alumni LSE Students, University of London, UK.
Invited as a Member of The Board of Advisors, of The Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation (GNIF), USA.
Member of The National Center for Biotechnology Information, at NML, National Institutes of Health, USA.
Member of The International Association for Forensic Psychotherapy (IAFP), United Kingdom.
Invited Peer Reviewer for EBSCO  Publishing,  Dynamed Articles Peer Reviewer, EBSCO Information Services Group,  USA at,
Peer Reviewer & Editorial Reviewer for Oxford University Press, UK.
Editorial Reviewer for The International Journal for Quality in Health Care,  Oxford University Press, UK.
ScholarOne Contributor Member of Oxford Medical Case Reports Journal, Oxford University Press, UK.
Participated in an international meeting further to the UK EU Referendum, "Brexit: Strategies and scenario planning -
What do organisations need to consider?" in the Oxford Scenarios Programme International Webinar,
of The Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK.
Invited by Harvard Medical School, Harvard University and The Cambridge Health Alliance,
Boston & Cambridge, USA,with The Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance, to participate in their Continuing Medical Education

conferences, in Boston & Cambridge, USA.

Member of the following:
The Friends of Canterbury Cathedral, England, UK.
The Friends of Westminster Cathedral, England, UK.
The Friends of The Anglican Centre in Rome, Italy.
The Friends of Cathedral Music, London, UK.
The Friends of The Diocese in Europe, London, UK.
The Society for The Study of Christian Ethics, UK.
The Friends of The NHS Canterbury and Coastal Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), UK.
The Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture, USA..
The Cambridge University Friends of Medecins Sans Frontiers,UK.
The Oxford Global Health Group, England, UK.
The International Society for Biosemiotic Studies.
The Oxford University Society, UK.
The College of Teachers, Institute of Education, University of London, England, UK &
The Chartered College of Teaching, London, England, UK.
The International Society for Ecumenical Dialogue.
The International Society for The Episcopate in Antiquity.
Churches Together in England Connect.
The International Association for Forensic Psychotherapy (IAFP), UK.

Alumni Memberships:

Mentor & Alumni, The London School of Economics (LSE), University of London, UK, Graduation Degree Faculty of Science, University of London.
Invited Associate & Alumni, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, UK, College Teaching Certificate, Pre-doctoral & Post-doctoral Research.
Doctoral Degree Formal Letters of Authorisation, with Doctoral Degree Formal Recognitions  from
King's College, The University of London, The University of Cambridge,

The University of Oxford and Canterbury Christ Church University,  United Kingdom.
Postdoctoral Research Recognitions from The University of Oxford, UK,  The University of Cambridge, UK,  University of Kent, UK,  and Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, USA.
Invited Fellow, Research Faculty & Alumni, University of Kent, UK.  Post-doctoral CPDs, Ten Continuing Professional Development Certificates in Healthcare.
Associate Faculty, OCN & OCS Mentor, Tutor & Alumni, University of Oxford, UK, Post-doctoral Continuing Professional Development, Clinical Medicine & Immunology.
Guest Faculty Researcher & Alumni, The Postgraduate Association of Harvard Medical School,  Harvard University, USA. Sixteen Post-doctoral CMEs.
Harvard University Alumni, Cambridge & Boston, USA.  Continuing Medical Education Qualifications from Harvard Medical School, USA.





















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