ISHRA’s dedicated team offers a wide range of client services in the field of international trade and investment, providing decision makers with the tools and support they need for commercial and sustained success.

  • Rafi Elul

    Rafi Elul

    Rafi Elul founded ISHRA in 1999 after a distinguished political career. After election as Israel’s youngest Mayor, Rafi served 8 years in Parliament for the Labor Party with a key role on Finance, Interior and Education committees and as Special Advisor to the Offices of the Prime Minister and President.

    After stepping down from politics, Rafi was General Secretary for the Labor Party. With a wealth of political and business contacts, he has orchestrated major trade initiatives in MENA, Europe and North America.

    Rafi is committed in his role as Chairman and Co-Founder of the national volunteer program ‘Ruach Tova’. Today, 35,000+ volunteers work across 6,500 projects with 2,000+ organizations.

    A speaker of Hebrew, Arabic, French and English, Elul is the only Israeli to be awarded the Alawi Medal from the Kingdom of Morocco.

    Elul earned a BA in Political Science and Sociology from Bar-Ilan University and MBA in Business Administration from Ben Gurion University.

  • Ron Elul

    Ron Elul

    Ron Elul is Managing Partner with a responsibility for developing new territories and launching business units that operate within the holding group.

    He has an extensive background in business development and finance; structuring investments to facilitate deals and partnerships for clients and associated businesses.

    Having launched successful businesses in the fields of renewable energy, IT and finance, he joined the family business with a widened role that includes infrastructure, real estate and security.

    Elul served in the IDF Intelligence Core as project manager and team leader in the technological unit responsible for user interfaces, product deployment and implementation for IT projects and was recognized with a “Makor Haim” award.

  • Ziv Elul

    Ziv Elul

    Ziv joined ISHRA in 2010 and leads domestic real estate activity. With experience at a renowned national real estate group, he develops in-house projects and provides consultancy to many of Israel’s leading players.

    Ziv handles the full scope of services for buying groups and ‘Pinui+Binui’ regeneration projects including operations, project management, licensing and resident services.

    He manages residential and commercial projects, shopping malls and the development of agricultural land for commercial purposes. Turnkey solutions include sourcing projects, finding buyers and delivering creative finance solutions from seed investment to project financing from private equity placement, investors and international financing bodies. Operationally he deals with land registry and zoning, working with local committees, municipal and governmental departments and in-depth legal support – from purchase to sale.

    Ziv served in the IDF as a recruiting officer and is currently completing a Law degree at the Peres Academic Center.

  • Gil-ad Zager

    Gil-ad Zager

    Gil-ad Zager is the advocate for ISHRA with extensive legal experience in all fields of civil law, business litigation and corporate law.

    Having graduated from the IDC law school in 2003, he worked at the law offices of Guy Bachar and Steinmetz, Herring and Gorman before joining ISHRA in the second half of 2012.

    Gil-ad also holds a Bachelor degree in Political Science from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem and a Master’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Tel-Aviv.

  • The Team

    The Team

    The ISHRA family brings together forward-thinking people from different backgrounds, with complementary skillsets and useful insights.

    We are passionate in our commitment to collaborative working and co-creating with our local and cross-border partners and clients.