Fernando Torres is an Immigration Consultant graduated from the University of British Columbia (UBC) Canada, and a lawyer from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru.
Prior to becoming an eVisa member, Fernando was the International Curriculum Officer for Justice Education of BC, Canada, working with Judges, prosecutors and civil organizations in order to improve Judicial Systems in Panamá, Honduras, Guatemala y Guyana.
Until 2019 he worked at the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, dealing with Refugee claims. Previously, he was a legal assistant in an Immigration Law corporation. As a part of his experience in Canada, Fernando was part of the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority and an advocate for indigenous people at the Native Courtworker Office of Vancouver.
Before moving to Canada, he worked as a Human Rights lawyer at the National Ombudsman in Peru and as an assistant professor in the Law Department at Huánuco University. His interest in the successful resolution of social conflicts led him to take professional development courses at the Inter-American Court of Justice in Costa Rica and at the Unión de Juristas in Cuba. Before becoming an Ombudsman commissioner, he worked as a legal adviser for the Peruvian Parliament, the National Elections Office and the National Tax Office. In 2012, he completed the Aboriginal Leadership Certificate at the Justice Institute of British Columbia.
Fernando is a social media personality. His social platforms have more than 75 thousand Spanish speakers’ followers, and his YouTube videos about his Canadian experience have been watched by more than 2 million people. In his free time, he plays Latin music with other Vancouver musicians.
Fernando speaks Spanish, English and has recently discovered is able to understand Portuguese.
Consultant membership number: R532615