Danilo Gelman - World Jewish Congress

Danilo Gelman

Chief Operating Officer, Latin American Jewish Congress & Head of Security, CT and Crisis Management Programs

Danilo Gelman was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1979. He holds a degree in Journalism and is finishing a Master in Strategic Intelligence.

Danilo has over 20 years of experience in the security field working in many positions in the Jewish community of Buenos Aires and others.

In 2010 he was heading the Security Community office in Panama and in 2012 he was the Head of the Security Community Office of Buenos Aires.

Danilo worked in various security private companies as a security advisor and specializes in physical protection after leading numerous projects both in the Jewish communities as well as the private sector.

Danilo joined the World Jewish Congress Global Jewish Security Department in July 2016, where he serves as the Security and Crisis Management Consultant for the Latin-American region and since 2021 he also is the Chief Operating Officer of the Latin-American Jewish Congress.
Danilo works closely with over 15 communities in his region in enhancing their security, preparedness and well-being.