Fredy Peccerelli is the Executive Director of the Guatemalan Forensic Anthropology Foundation and leads the team at La Verbena cemetery in excavating the mass graves of Guatemala’s generation of disappeared. His own family was forced to flee Guatemala for the Bronx when Fredy was twelve, after his father received death threats. Fredy graduated from Brooklyn College and received his master’s degree in Forensic Anthropology at Bournemouth University in the UK. He joined the Guatemalan Forensic Anthropology Team in 1995. He has led investigations in Guatemala and the former Yugoslavia (Srebrenica) and testified as an expert witness on genocide before international tribunals. He was named by Time Magazine and CNN as one of the 50 Latin American Leaders for the New Millennium.