Anthony F. Fernandes

Anthony F. Fernandes
  • Group Chief Executive Officer
    AirAsia

Anthony Fernandes is Group Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia Bhd, Malaysia’s first discount airline. He started his career as an Accountant for Richard Branson’s Virgin and later became Vice-President for Southeast Asia for Warner Music Group. He is the recipient of the Setia Mahkota Selangor award for his contribution to the development of the Malaysian music industry. He holds a degree from the London School of Economics. Epsom College (1977-83), London School of Economics graduate (1987). Briefly worked in the musical industry (Virgin, Warner) then bought heavily-indebted Air Asia in 2001. Also involved in Lotus F1 team (2010 F1 season).