Alfredo Romero

Alfredo Romero
  • Director
    Foro Penal Venezolano

Lawyer, Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas, MA, Georgetown University; LLM, London School of Economics. Formerly: Legal Adviser, Public Credit, Ministry of Finance, Venezuela; Assistant, Constitutional Chamber, Supreme Court of Justice, Venezuela. Legal adviser to various companies and individuals on public contracts, public and constitutional law and litigation. Partner, Rosich Himiob Romero Law Firm. Director, Vive and Foro Penal Venezolano, pro bono NGOs that represent victims of political violence in Venezuela. Registered cases of political persecution and filed actions for violations of human rights and crimes against humanity in Venezuela at the Interamerican Commission for Human Rights (OAS) and the International Criminal Court of The Hague. President, Fuerza Integradora, a human rights organization of Venezuelan lawyers. Professor of Public Law, Graduate School of Law, Catholic University, Caracas, and Universidad Central de Venezuela. Author of articles and coordinator of books about public and constitutional law, human rights and crimes against humanity. Recipient, Chevening Award, British Embassy. Interests: music, running.