Board Of Directors

International Honorary Chairwoman:
Lily Safra

President:
Carlos Benaim

Chairwoman Emerita:
Nina Weiner

Vice-Presidents:
Avi Abergel, Michael Vaknin

Treasurer and CFO:
Harry A. Katz

Secretary:
Richard S. Rothberg

Emeritus Chairmen:
Sonny Gindi z”l, Norman Belmonte

Norman Belmonte
Darel M. Benaim
Yvonne Cohen
David Dangoor
Samuel Elia
Simon Elias
Roysi Erbes
Yosi Manor
Ezra Marcos

Albert Nasser
Jacques Nasser
Joseph M. Rose
Judy Rosenberg
Daniel Roubeni
Olivier Sarfati
Robert Shasha
Katrin Yaghoubi Sosnick
Judy Wolff

BOARD COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Development: Avi Abergel, Michael Vaknin

Finance: Harry A. Katz
Audit: Yosi Manor
Endowment: Robert Shasha

Governance: Roysi Erbes

Student Affairs: Dr. Darel M. Benaim

WOMEN’S DIVISION CHAIRS

Yvonne Cohen, Judy Wolff

ISEF ISRAEL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chair: Dr. Vered Padler Karavani

Prof. Eli Avraham
Mr. Amnon Rimon
Dr. Amir Chenchinski
Ms. Orna Sadgat-Erez
Prof. Haim Suchowski
Ms. Gadit Sunego-Levin

ACADEMIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Honorary Chair:
Ambassador Gabriela Shalev
Former UN Ambassador; President, Ono College

Chair:
Prof. Amnon Rubenstein
Former Minister of Education; Professor, IDC Herzliya

Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson
Past President, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Prof. Peretz Lavie
Past President, Technion–Israel Institute of Technology

PROFESSIONAL STAFF, ISRAEL
Executive Director: Tomer Samarkandi
Vice President & Resource Development:
Galit Caspi-Cohen
Manager of Alumni and Ph.D. Programs:
Rotem Cohen Kahlon