Film Industry Role: Consultant
Major Works: "Spotlight" (2015)
Robert A. Sherman was the United States Ambassador in Portugal until up to 2017.
Before he held this position, he was one of the founders of the Boston offices of Greenberg Traurig, an international law firm.
As a lawyer, he represented 90 church negotiations victims and collaborated with the Boston Globe team to expose a scandal inside the Catholic Church. This story is represented in Spotlight, the Oscar Winning Best Picture, for which the Ambassador was a script consultant.
Robert A. Sherman has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, and a Masters in Law from Boston University.
Besides always working towards the connection between the USA and Portugal, nowadays he, in partnership with his wife, business woman Kim Sawyer, also promotes female entrepreneurship with "Connect to Success" – a Corporate Mentorship programme that consists in MBA/Masters Consulting and workshops.