H.E. Mr. Ariel Fernández, presented his credentials as the Permanent Representative of Argentina to the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority, Mr. Nii Allotey Odunton on Thursday, 28 February 2013.

Ambassador Fernández began his diplomatic career in 1994 at the Bilateral Economic Negotiations Directorate for Argentina in charge of the desk for Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Nordic countries. From 1995 to 2008  Ambassador Fernández was appointed to many leading positions where he participated in a wide range of  negotiations with the FAO, WFP and the IFAD.

In June 2012 he assumed responsibilities as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Jamaica.   

Ambassador Fernández graduated from the National Institute of Foreign Service in 1993.