Raul Callirgos

Country Director, Peru

Raul Callirgos Velarde, Country Director, Peru , joined ABA ROLI in July 2012. He has served as an international consultant on judicial reform for the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program. In Peru, he has held numerous positions in the public sector, including serving as a secretary general of the Judicial Coordination Council, as a national director of justice and national director of legal issues at the Ministry of Justice, and as a primary consultant for the National Congress of Peru, where he participated in the commissions on justice and human rights, women's rights, constitutional law and budget. He has also served as academic director and general director for the Academy of the Magistracy, as chief of the Cabinet of Consultants for the presidency of the Superior Court of Justice in Lima and as general director of the Public Defender's Office at the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights.