About Us




Our team of experts in Tel Aviv and London can tailor solutions that will help your business grow. We know the markets, ecosystems and the challenges of both the UK and Israel. The Hub’s team is supported by senior advisors and experts from industry and government.

Meet the team

  • Haim Shani

    CHAIRMAN

    Haim Shani

    CHAIRMAN

    Co-Founder of Israel Growth Partners, and former Director General of Israel's Ministry of Finance. With decades of experience in tech, including as CEO of NICE Systems, Haim is also an advisor to Israel's Supervisor of Banks.

  • Naomi Krieger Carmy

    DIRECTOR

    Naomi Krieger Carmy

    DIRECTOR

    Leads the Hub's activities in Israel and the UK. Has a background in tech and finance as a Wall Street investment banker and 8200 alumnus, management and policy experience from running an NGO and working at the Bank of Israel. Holds a MPP from Harvard.

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    Ayelet Mavor

    DEPUTY DIRECTOR
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    Ayelet Mavor

    DEPUTY DIRECTOR

    As Deputy Director for the Hub, Ayelet shares management responsibilities for the team as well as helps shape the Hub's overall agenda. Ayelet also brings vast experience in media, both in Israel and the UK, spearheading the Hub's activities in the Retail and Media sectors.

  • Dona Haj

    HEAD OF UK OFFICE
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    Dona Haj

    HEAD OF UK OFFICE

    Leading the Hub's operations in the UK, as well as building our relationships with UK companies and the British Government. Dona also brings expertise to the Hub's focus in the Arabic online content sector as well as the EdTech scene

  • Maor Chester

    DIGITAL SOLUTION MANAGER

    Maor Chester

    DIGITAL SOLUTION MANAGER

    Focusing on UK-Israel tech relations in Fintech, Cyber Security, Future Retail, and Big Data. Maor knows Israel's dynamic innovation scene from A to Z.

  • Yoni Dolgin

    Yoni Dolgin

    CLEANTECH MANAGER
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    Yoni Dolgin

    CLEANTECH MANAGER

    Leads activities in the areas of mobility, smart cities, agritech and watertech. An experienced advisor for companies on market entry, innovation scouting and growth strategies.

  • Sophie Ehrlich

    Biomed Manager

    Sophie Ehrlich

    Biomed Manager

    With experience in Israeli, UK and European markets, Sophie specialises in bringing Digital Health, MedTech and Pharma innovations to British healthcare organisations.

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    Reut Miryam Cohen

    Media Advisor
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    Reut Miryam Cohen

    Media Advisor

    Leads marketing and media strategies, and promotes public awareness for UK-Israel tech relations. Reut also runs our website and various social media channels.

  • Naomi Friend

    Digital Projects Coordinator
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    Naomi Friend

    Digital Projects Coordinator

    Manages operations in the Digital Solutions, Mobility and Arab sectors, Naomi has vast experience in international production for the performing arts and television in both the UK and Israel

  • Hadar Huberman

    Operations Coordinator

    Hadar Huberman

    Operations Coordinator

    Managing events, delegations and everyday work, and is also Assistant to the Hub's Director

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    Michal Kalef-Cohen

    Project Coordinator, UK
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    Michal Kalef-Cohen

    Project Coordinator, UK

    With over 6 years of experience in client relationship management and service operations management, Michal handles the UK office operations by supporting day to day and high-profile activities along side developing and enhancing the Hub's network in London

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