Fernando Gabriel Cafferata
Fernando Gabriel Cafferata, holds an MPA from Harvard and an MA in Economics from Universidad de San Andres. He is a public policy expert with eight years in the fields of public affairs, state modernization and international development. He currently serves as the Executive Director of the Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos sobre Inseguridad y Violencia (CELIV) at the Universidad Tres de Febrero -Argentina- where he manages daily operations, oversees the development of projects, research, prisoner’s surveys in Latin America and directs its program on Impact Evaluation. He is also a consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank Citizen Security Cluster and Justice Cluster.
Previously he worked extensively on senior managerial positions in Argentina´s national government, mainly in the Ministries of Security and Defense, such as: Undersecretary of Defense, National Director of the UNDP Ministerial project, Executive Director of the National Institute of Strategic Studies on Security and Financial Resources Manager of the Military Pensions Fund. On his latest appointment in 2016, as Planning National Director in the Ministry of Security. Before this he worked as a researcher and teacher in Universidad de San Andrés, Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina) and PESED at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Economica -CIDE- (México) mainly on citizen security, crime economics and penitentiary issues. He has more than 10 years of national and international teaching experience both in undergraduate and graduate courses on Social Science Research Methods and Statistics, Fiscal Policy, Development Economics, Budget and Strategic Planning, Crime economics, Defense Economics and Logistics, Citizen Security and Victimization.