From LGBT Archive
Glasgow and studied at Glasgow University, before moving to Wales to study for a PhD.
- "Ex-Liberal Democrat leader of Cardiff council. Berman is an openly gay politician and the first winner of the local politician of the year award."
He received an OBE in 2013 for services to local government and the community in Cardiff.
- http://icwales.icnetwork.co.uk/southwalesecho/news/tm_objectid=17559719&method=full&siteid=50082&headline=partnership-ceremony-for-berman-and-partner-name_page.html Philip Nifield, "Partnership ceremony for Berman and partner" South Wales Echo, 14 August 2006