Engr. Hernandez received his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines in 2014, Master of Science in Chemical Engineering and Master of Engineering Science in Metallurgy from the University of Santo Tomas, and Western Australia School of Mines, Kalgoorlie, Australia respectively in 2018. He is a licensed Chemical Engineer. He worked as a Technical Support Engineer for 3 years in Emerson Manila, Quezon City. Prior to leaving for Australia, he also served as a Research Assistant under Clariden Holdings, which is a Mining Project Arm of San Miguel Corporation. Engr. Hernandez also obtained experience as a Process Technician working for Regis Resources Ltd. for 3 months, an Australian Gold Mining company located North of Kalgoorlie. Upon returning to the Philippines, he started working with ArchEn Technologies Inc. as a Metallurgist. His field of interests are mineral extraction and processing.