• Dr. Ofir Haivry | Chairman

    Vice President of the Herzl Institute in Jerusalem; Head of the Initiative for National Strategy of the Herzl Institute;
    published books and articles on political thought, regional strategy, and Jewish history and Zionism.
    Holds Ph.D. in History from the University College of London (UCL).

  • Ayala Melo | CEO

    In addition to her role as CEO, Ayala is also an organization consultant and an associate to the SYLFF Association from the Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research.
    She holds a Master’s degree in Sociology from Ben Gurion University in the Negev.

  • Eden Bar Tal | Member of the Executive Committee

    Entrepreneur and businessman; former Director General of Israel’s Ministry of Communications (2009-2013).
    Holds a Master’s degree at Law from the University of London and a Bachelor’s degree at Law from Tel Aviv University.

  • Dr. Jonathan Spyer | Senior Research Fellow

    Journalist and analyst of Middle East affairs; The director of the middle east center for reporting and analysis (MERCA) and a fellow at the Jerusalem institute for strategic studies (JISS).
    Holds a PhD in International Relations from the London School of Economics and MA in Middle East studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.