Roberto O.

Chief of Party / Citizen Security & Justice / Rule of Law

LawyerPontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra

United States


Public policy specialist with 15 years of experience in institutional development, Rule of Law, citizen security and justice, government innovation, democratic governance, transparency and integrity initiatives, with strong skills on program design, financial management, compliance, and monitoring and evaluation. Under his leadership, PADF's citizen security and justice portfolio has expanded to additional countries and increased in both funding and technical scope. Currently serves as Chief of Party for a crime prevention program funded by the US Department of State and Crime Prevention Practice Lead for the USAID-funded citizen security program in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean. Has worked, collaborated and partnered with organizations throughout Latin America. In the Dominican Republic (DR), served as Executive Director of the National Institute for Public Administration and General Director at the Office of the Attorney General. As former President of the World Bank’s Global Development Learning Network Latin America (GDLN Americas), provided oversight to a network of institutions and research centers devoted to promote international development and cooperation for better democratic governance. Has worked as consultant for several programs funded by the IDB, USAID, UNDP, the World Bank and ILO.


  • development
  • torts / conflict resolution
  • economic policy
  • architecture / design
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • united states
  • dominican republic
  • mexico
  • colombia
  • haiti
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries

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