Alfredo Romero is a lawyer best known for his work in Venezuela on behalf of the human rights cases involving political prisoners. He is currently the Executive Director of Foro Penal and recently joined a team of academics and experts at the Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He holds a law degree from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, a master’s degree in Latin American Studies from Georgetown University, and a master’s degree in Public Financial Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has received various awards in recognition of his work and has been a speaker on human rights and the rule of law at several congresses. He is the author of Crimenes de lesa humanidad: un enfoque venezolano and Relatos de muerte en vivo.