Darren Bergman is a Member of the South African National Assembly for the Democratic Alliance since 2014. He has served as Shadow Minister of International Relations and Cooperation since 2019. Before he entered politics, he was the managing director of Youth Against Crime, a policeman, basic life paramedic and a consultant. Among other things, he is active in the African Liberal Network, the Liberal International, Parliamentarians for Peace and a member of the SADC Parliamentary Forum. He has been an advisor of Democracy Without Borders since 2022.