Chairman, Mekorot National Water Company Ltd.
Previous positions: Member of Knesset and Minister of Public Security, Minister of Tourism, member of the security cabinet, chairman of the board of directors of Israel Military Industries, CEO of Dan Public Transportation Company, Israel Police Deputy Inspector General, Police Commander Southern District, Police Commander Judea and Samaria District, Commander Border Guard.
Education: B.A. in General History, University of Haifa
CEO, Mekorot National Water Company; Chairman of the Board of Directors, EMS Mekorot Initiative
Previous positions: CEO, EMS Mekorot Projects Ltd, Director General, Ministry of the Economy and Industry; VP and Head of Economics and Budget, Business Development and External Affairs Division, Partner Communications Ltd.; Deputy Budget Director, Ministry of Finance; Head of Transportation, Budget Department, Ministry of Finance; Head of Interior and Environment Department, Budget Department, Ministry of Finance; Referent, Interior and Environment Department, Budget Department, Ministry of Finance
Education: MBA, College of Management Academic Studies; MA in Economic and Public Policy, Tel Aviv University; BA in Economics and Management, Academic College of Tel Aviv-Jaffa
Deputy CEO, VP Operations and Maintenance
Previous positions: acting VP Organization and Administration; Central Region manager; Jordan District manager, South Yarkon Unit operations manager; Shafdan Unit manager
Education: B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and Water and Soil Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology; MBA, program for engineers and law without jurists; College of Management Academic Studies
Previous positions: VP Finance and Business Development at One Group’s automation company, CFO and treasurer at the Rishon LeZion and Ramle municipalities.
Education: MBA cum laude, with a major in finance from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; BA cum laude in Economics and Sociology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; BA in accounting from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
VP Engineering and Technology
Previous positions: Director, WaTech® – Entrepreneurship & Partnership Center for Water Technologies; Mekorot CEO Chief of Staff
Education: B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; MBA cum laude, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
VP Infrastructure Development and Customer Relations
Previous positions: Jordan District manager; Chief Engineer, Jordan District; Director, EMS Mekorot Initiative
Education: B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
VP Human Resources and Administration
Previous positions: VP Human Relations, Hadassah Medical Organization; Deputy Director General, Administration and Human Resources, Ministry of Transport and Road Safety; Director Senior Staff Department, Civil Service Commission; Human Resources Officer, IDF Ground Forces Command
Education: Executive MBA in the public sector, Peres Academic College; BA in the Social Sciences and Humanities, major in Business Administration and Human Resources, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Chana Herstik Sichel
Chief Legal Counsel
Previous positions: Founder and Managing Partner Sichel-Pedael Law Firm a leading law firm specializing in the Israel water sector, infrastructure, public corporate law environmental law, regulation ; Government Commissioner of Israel Water Corporations ;Government liquidator of local authorities; Senior legal adviser of Ministry of the Interior; Judge – Immigration court.
Education: LL.B., Bar Ilan University
Spokesman and head of Public Relations Department
Previous positions: Infrastructures, Transportation, and Energy Editor, Calcalist of the Yediot Ahronot Group; correspondent for vehicles and transportation at Haaretz Group and TheMarker.
Education: MA in Political Communications for Managers, Department of Political Science, Tel Aviv University; BA in Management and Communications, dual-department program, College of Management, Tel Aviv.
Previous positions: Chief of Staff to the Minister of Tourism; Deputy Director, Israel’s 60th Independence Day celebrations, Prime Minister’s Office; senior advisor to the Knesset Director General
Education: LL.B., Ono Academic College
Avrum (Avraham) Ben-Josef
VP Systems Engineering
Previous positions: VP Engineering and Technologies; Chief Engineer, Southern District; engineer, Water and Environmental Quality Dept.; Development Engineering (Projects) Unit manager
Education: M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology; B.Sc. in Water Engineering, Faculty of Agricultural Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology; Senior Business Administration, Bar Ilan University; certification studies; directors course
VP, Chief Audit Executive
Previous positions: served for 12 years as V.P and Chief Audit Executive of EL AL Israel Airlines and its subsidiaries.
Prior to that position he served as a partner, at EY Israel leading the Internal Audit, Risk Management and practice.
Education: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor in the USA (CIA), Certified in Risks and Information Systems (CRISC) with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business administration and a master’s degree in internal auditing from Bar-Ilan University (cum laude).
Other positions: a lecturer in internal audits, risk management, and accounting at Ariel University, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and Tel Aviv University; director at the Institute of Internal Auditors in Israel (IIA), chairman of the Chief Auditors Forum, and chairman of the IIA Risk Management and Strategy Committee
CRO, Chief Risk Officer
Previous position: ERM and Operational Risk Manager,
Project Manager of Desalination plants is Israel and in the USA.
Education: M.Sc. Environmental Science, Hebrew University, Jerusalem,B.Sc Natural Science, Magna Cum Laude, Bar-Elan University, Certified Risk Manager, CRO and CPA-ERM, Columbia University, NYC
Deputy for Technology
Previous position: Command and Control Unit Manager
Education: M.B.A in Business Administration specializing in natural resources, environment, energy and water management, B.Sc Electrical and Electronics Engineering
CEO, Mekorot Development & Enterprise
Previous positions: CEO of Elbit Medical Solutions, CEO of Formula Telecom Solutions Inc., Group CFO & COO of Formula Telecom Solutions; Group CFO & COO of Malam Team, leader of the largest M&A in the IT industry in Israel between Malam & Team.
Additional Positions: Board Member of MN Limassol Water Co, Board Member of MN Larnaca Desalination Co.
Education: MA in Economics and Business Administration, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; BA in Accounting & Economics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem;