Job Vacancies:

The British Embassy Israel, has vacancy for a Consular Officer (Maternity Leave Cover). This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a high quality Consular team providing service to British nationals in Israel. Relevant and full training will be provided to the successful candidate; therefore, no prior consular knowledge is required. More info and applications >> Click here to apply

Haim Shani


Co-Founder and General Partner of Israel Growth Partners, a leading Tech focused late stage fund with over 14 investments to date and 600 million dollars under management. Haim Shani is the former Director General of Israel’s Ministry of Finance and has decades of experience in tech, including as CEO of NICE Systems. Mr. Shani was recently awarded OBE from Queen Elizabeth for his contribution to the UK-Israel Tech Hub.

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Idan Fisher


An experienced advisor for companies on market entry, innovation scouting and growth strategies, Idan has worked with some of Israel’s most innovative early-stage startups in the fields of AI, computer vision and cyber security.

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Elinor Honigstein

Head of UK Office & Strategic Partnerships

A business development professional with extensive experience fostering strategic partnerships and building networks within the British, Israeli and European tech ecosystems. As head of the Hub’s UK Office, Elinor is leading on business development and strategic partnerships, across different sectors, with corporates, VCs, startups and the public sector.
Elinor has been leading and scaling numerous successful projects and initiatives including the UK-Israel Women Leading Innovation Network and the VC Club.
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Avital Levitzky

Fintech & Cybersecurity Sectors Lead

Heading the collaborations between the UK’s leading organisations and Israel’s prominent Fintech and Cybersecurity companies, Avital is a seasoned technology investing and business development professional within the Israeli and global ecosystem. For over a decade, Avital has worked within the financial services industry and partnered with startups, venture capital firms, global entities, and key executives. Avital holds an MBA with marketing concentration from Reichman University and a BA in Accounting and Economics from Tel Aviv University.

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Ronit Appelbaum

Healthcare Innovation Sector Lead

A Psychology graduate from University College London with over 15 years of experience of applied research combined with project management. Ronit holds an MBA in Healthcare Innovation from IDC and has gained expertise in the healthcare innovation field having worked with some of the largest hospitals and organisations in Israel and the UK on new and developing innovative products and services. She has a passion for improving healthcare through innovation both in Israel and the UK.

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Hadar Huberman

Clean Growth Sector Lead

Hadar is leading the Hub’s work around Energy, Agrifoodtech, Smart Mobility & Industry 4.0, in both B2B & G2G.
After working in Israel’s both public and private sectors, such as the Ministry of Science and Technology, and various startups, Hadar brings over 10 years of tech & international relations experience.
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Sami Awad

Programme Manager

Manages projects and delegations in Israel and the UK, working across sectors to coordinate activities that implement the vision and strategy of the UK Israel Tech Hub. Sami has over 7 years of accumulated experience in marketing, community building, consulting and coordinating large & complex projects. Sami holds an MA in Organizational Behavior and Developments from Reichman University and a BA in Business and Marketing.
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Ella Caplan

Deputy Director

Manages projects and delegations in Israel, working across sectors to coordinate activities that implement the vision and strategy of the UK Israel Tech Hub. Ella has experience coordinating large and complex budgets and projects in the Israeli public and non-profit sectors, and is currently finishing up her MBA in the Mandel Social Leadership Program at Ben Gurion University.  

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Naomi Friend

Community Manager

Manages community strategy and partnerships for the tech hub. Naomi has vast experience in international production for the performing arts and television in both the UK and Israel.

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Tagil Yaniv

Programme Manager

Tagil has experience coordinating international projects and a demonstrated history in working with the international community and in the civic & social organization industry. Tagil holds an MBA in Strategy and Managerial Entrepreneurship and a BA in International Relations and Affairs and Middle Eastern Studies, both from the Hebrew University.
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Matan Boni

Temporary Community Manager

Manages community, media strategy and partnerships for the tech hub. Matan has experience in building marketing strategies, creating global partnerships and managing large and complex projects in the Israeli public and government non-profit sectors. He holds a B.A in Communications & Marketing and M.A in Jewish Education.

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