Yuval Ben Sadeh 悠福
Yuval graduated in Israel Hydraulic Agro Engineering. He worked 18 years as Export & Marketing Manager for one of the leading Israeli companies manufacturing filtration and water systems for Agriculture and industries. During that time he was in charge for hundreds of training sessions and qualified teams all over the world.
In 1999, he arrived to China for the first time to conduct market research and then established an office for his company and led a team of distributors.
In 2008, he established his own company in China for Water Treatment Recycling, leading a Chinese team, offering the water environment sector solutions with the most advanced innovative technologies developed in various Israeli universities. Among his activities for the Sino-Israeli business community, he holds the position of IsCham Chairman.
Dr. Iris Kastoriano
General Manager 总经理
Iris is IsCham's General Manager. Iris holds a DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) from the International School of Management (ISM), France; a Master’s degree in Business Management (MBA) from The Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, and a Master’s degree in law studies (MA) from Bar Ilan University, Israel. In addition, Iris holds a B.A. in Health systems management from The Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.
Iris has lived in Shanghai with her family for the last 10 years. In Israel, Iris worked as a head purchaser in the public healthcare sector. Prior, she worked at an import company as a brand manager.
Her life and work experience, along with her academic knowledge, enables Iris to promote Israeli companies in China and connect them with the suitable Chinese entities essential for success. Iris believes that combining China’s determination to acquire tech solutions and Israel’s profusion of tech companies would generate a great synergy and cooperation between the two countries.
Tal Shalev 晨露
Event & Media Manager 活动及媒体经理
Tal holds an International Baccalaureate from EMIS, and a B.A in Economics from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, and a diploma of Chinese language studies from Peking University. She has been living in China for the last 4 years and worked in the Israel-China cross border investment filed. Tal organized dozens of B2B events and conferences across China between Israeli companies and Chinese investors. Tal is passionate about helping Israeli companies entering and developing in China.
David Li 李天昌
Members Relationship 会员关系经理
David Li graduated from Tel Aviv University (MBA). During the time, he was studying at UCLA Anderson and Guanghua School of Management at Peking University. He also has a Master’s degree in Technical Entrepreneurship and Management at University of Rochester and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in Electrical Engineering and Automation at Wuhan University.
His previous working experiences were mainly in finance industry. He held a position in Simon School Venture Capital Fund, YuanMing Capital, Navinfo Investment and Management Department, BigOne Lab and D Capital family office. He likes sports, especially climbing, hiking and tennis.
Rachel Huang 黄蕊
Operation Manager 运营经理
Rachel graduated from Guangxi University with a B.A. in Translation and Interpreting. She speaks fluent Chinese and English. During her studies, she participated in lots of overseas programs, and thus, Rachel has rich experience in foreign exchange.
Her work in an agricultural company led her to Israeli advanced science and technology in the agriculture sector. And it developed her curiosity about Israel. Driven by a vision for innovative Sino-Israeli cooperation, she has joined IsCham, hoping to promote valuable cooperation and communication between Israel and China.
Ariel Briskin 金瑞安
Innovation and Strategy Senior Consultant 创新及战略高级顾问
Ariel Briskin is an experienced manager with a demonstrated history of working in the Chinese-Israeli ecosystem. He's skilled in building cooperation for China-Israel business relations using his management experience, government and business relations, strategic planning, and business development.
Today, Ariel serves as Ekpac Group's International CTO, responsible for building strategic partnerships with Israeli companies, government, and academia by sourcing new, innovative technologies and products for Hong Kong, China, and other Asian markets.
He's a graduate of the Hebrew University, and served in the Israeli Army as a pilot training commander. He has been living in China for more than 8 years, where he completed a Chinese language program in Sichuan University and managed an Israeli Company in Guangdong for 3.5 years.
In his previous position, Ariel served as the General Manager of the Israeli Chamber of Commerce in China (IsCham) which strives to utilize IsCham as a platform to boost cooperation between China and Israel. These days, Ariel is also IsCham’s Innovation and strategy senior consultant. Ariel speaks fluent Chinese, English, Hebrew, and Russian.
Gal Furer, Adv. 高乐
Legal Advisor 法律顾问
Advocate Gal Furer lived and worked in China for 15 years (1998-2012), during which he held various senior management and legal positions, including the GM of ICD Security Solutions; Director and CTO of Beijing Digital / ITR; and as senior partner of the Chinese law firm Broad & Bright (in which he is still active as counsel).
Mr. Furer has a law degree (1990) and B.A (equivalent) in Philosophy (1992), both from the Hebrew University. He is co-founder of the Israeli Chamber of Commerce in China. He served as vice-chairman of the chamber till 2012 and currently he is the legal advisor and a honorary member of its advisory board. Mr. Furer is also vice-chairman of Israel-China Friendship Society.
As a Israeli advocate, Mr. Furer is practicing, Corporate and Commercial law, Real-Estate and Planning law, Labour law, etc. Mr. Furer is also serving as director in public companies (ICB Biotechnology Ltd.) and he is a frequent lecturer and advisor on Chinese business, economy and law, in various public institutions and private corporations. Among them, the Israeli Export Institute, the Ministry of Economy, etc.
高乐在中国生活和工作了 15 年（1998-2012），在此期间，他担任过多个高级管理和法律相关职位，包括中以联科安全技术有限公司的总经理；北京数码/ITR董事兼首席技术官；并担任中国律师事务所——世择律师事务所的高级合伙人（目前仍担任该律师事务所的律师）。
高乐先生拥有希伯来大学的法律学位（1990 年）和哲学学士学位（1992 年）。他是中国以色列商会的联合创始人，担任商会副主席至 2012 年，目前他是商会的法律顾问和顾问委员会的名誉顾问。高乐先生同时还是以中友好协会的副主席。
作为以色列律师，高乐先生执业领域包括公司和商业法、房地产和规划法、劳动法等。高乐 先生还担任上市公司 (ICB Biotechnology Ltd.) 的董事，并经常在各种公共机构和私营公司做关于中国商业、经济和法律的演讲以及担任顾问。其中包括以色列出口研究所、经济部等。
Yuval Ben Sadeh
Yuval graduated in Israel Hydraulic Agro Engineering. He worked 18 years as Export & Marketing Manager for one of the leading Israeli companies manufacturing filtration and water systems for Agriculture and industries. During that time he was in charge for hundreds of training sessions and qualifying worldwide teams all over the world. In 1999 he arrived to china first time for market research, and then established office and activity for his company and lead a team of distributors all over mainland China. In 2008 he established his own company in China for Water Treatment and Water Recycling, leading Chinese team and offering to the water environment sector solutions of the most advanced innovative technologies developed in different Israeli universities. Among his activities as a service for the Sino-Israeli business community, he holds the position of IsCham Chairman.
Mr. Aviram arrived to China on 1994 and established a joint venture in Beijing for manufacturing and sales of edible oils in Beijing and its surrounding provinces. Mr. Aviram has been served as the General Manager of the JV. Since their start point till now, the sales volume has been increased by close to 10 times, the brand-name has become famous in Beijing and expanded the sales roots and varieties of edible oils products into all sales segments: Retail, whole-sales, institutes and industry. The JV has become one of the “Big 4” in Beijing among more than 20 shelves brand-names, and the company is the largest edible-oil manufacturer in Beijing. On 2006 the foreign share-holder sold his shares to a Chinese state-own holding company and the new share-holder has requested Mr. Aviram to continue his duty under his leadership. On 2009, Mr. Aviram nominated to be also GM of a huge new project in Tianjin, building the new Grain & Oil Industry base for the group (>150M$ project).
Mr. Eyal Shimoni heads and manages all the activities of Bank Leumi in China since 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Shimoni held numerous positions in Leumi Group including vice president for strategy and business development at Leumi Card, CEO at Leumi Check, and countrywide sales manager at Leumi Card. Before joining Leumi Group, Mr. Shimoni had worked for Teleclal as the vice president of marketing and sales.
Mr. Dymant has over 15 years of experience in China in venture capital and private equity. His career highlights include senior-level management at Merrill Lynch, Managing Director of Far East Investment Ltd, and Co-founding Zero2IPO, a leading service provider for the Chinese VC and PE industry. Mr. Dymant is the CEO and founder of Asia Direct, a leading company in bringing Israeli technologies into the China market; he is also the representative partner of Pitango venture capital in China.
Zach is a graduate of Tel Aviv University Law School and Department of East Asian Studies and holds a Master degree in International Management for China from the University of London -SOAS.Additionally, he spent two years studying Chinese in Taiwan. Zach joined HIL, a Dutch law firm in Shanghai in 2005. He joined Bonnard Lawson as a local partner in 2010 and currently manages the firm’s Shanghai office. Zach is specialized in joint ventures, market entry, and business structuring. Zach is also a founding partner of Equasia, which provides corporate services in Hong Kong and other offshore jurisdictions and is a board member of Kehilat Shanghai since 2014.
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