Since the Fund’s inception, our efforts have beenÂ enhanced and supported by a pro-active Investment CommitteeÂ consisting of prominent experts from the infrastructure and financial sectors and chaired by Mr. Avraham Shochat, Israelâ€™s former Minister of Finance & Infrastructure.
Avraham (Baiga) Shochat
Mr. Shochat is a former Israel Minister of Finance and Minister of Infrastructure. He also served as the Chairman of the Finance Committee and of the Economics Committee of the Knesset. In addition he holds Directorships in many prominent Israeli hi-tech, infrastructure and finance companies.
Mr. Marani is the CEO of the Israel Land Development Company – Energy Ltd. (ILDC Energy) – a subsidiary of one of the veteran and leading holding groups in Israel. He is a leading figure in the Israeli economy and has vast experience in the energy and finance sectors.
Mr. Marani has held a range of senior positions in both governmental and private sectors: He was formerly Director General of Israel’s Ministry of Finance and previously he was Head of the Ministry’s Budget Office.
Mr. Edry is chairman of the Leumit Health Fund and former CEO of CityPass Ltd., the concessionaire of the Jerusalem Light Rail. Previously, he served as CEO of Moriah, Jerusalemâ€™s municipal infrastructure company.Â Mr. Edry also served as Chairman of Israel Postal Authority.
Mr. Hessel serves as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Vice President of Harel Insurance Investments and Finances Ltd. Mr. Hessel previously served as a Manager of Harel Insurance Investments Ltd.’s investments and deputy Chief Executive Officer. Prior to his appointment as Manager of investments of the Group, he served as the Manager of the Economic Department.
Yaron Kestenbaum is the founding and managing partner of IIF as well as serving as a director and advisor to our portfolio companies. Yaron is a renowned infrastructure expert both in the private and government sectors â€“ having held senior positions in some of the largest infrastructure assets in Israel.