Gerardo Berthin

Director for Latin America and Caribbean, Freedom House


Gerardo Berthin is currently the Director for Latin America and Caribbean Program at Freedom House in Washington D.C.  Prior to joining Freedom House, he was for 6 years a Senior Adviser on Democratic Governance at Tetra Tech, providing technical and operational advice to projects in Latin America.  From 2009-2014, Mr. Berthin served as the Governance and Decentralization Policy Adviser at the UNDP Service Center for Latin America and the Caribbean in Panama. Gerardo is a political scientist with work experience in 40 countries in Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central and Eastern Europe. He holds a Masters Degree in Political Science from the University of Chicago, and in Latin American Studies from Georgetown University.