Warren Fernandez

General Counsel

Appointment
Joined Melrose Industries Plc as General Counsel (Europe & Asia) in 2018, and appointed Group Company Secretary in 2023.

Appointed to the GKN Aerospace executive committee in January 2024.

Experience
Warren is General Counsel of GKN Aerospace, and Group General Counsel and Company Secretary of Melrose Industries plc.

Prior to Melrose and GKN Aerospace, he was General Counsel for the UK private equity investment arm of a Fortune 500 global investor. During his early career, Warren was an M&A lawyer at Latham & Watkins, based in London, Hong Kong and Singapore, working primarily with technology and industrial businesses. During this time, he was seconded to a leading NASDAQ-listed US medical devices manufacturer.

Warren holds a joint degree in Law and Business from Warwick Business School, where he was awarded a University of Warwick Music Scholarship.

Warren sits on the Board of Trustees for one of the UK’s highest performing state secondary schools, and was previously a professional musician.