The CEO

Ziyad Abou Habla, Certified Public Accountant (CPA,Isr.) and Economist. Holds MBA from Reccanati Business School and MA in Political sciences from Bar Ilan University. Mr. Abou Habla Has a rich and various experiences in the big Accounting firm in Israel such as PWC and Ernst &Young. He is the Managing partner at Ziyad Abou Habla &co., a leading Arab Accounting and Business consulting firm based in the Arab Sector of Israel. He is known as one of the unique experts in matters concerns the Arab population of Israel. He has a lot of articles concerns the Arab Israeli economy on The Marker and Haaretz newspapers.
Mr. Abou Habla is an IVLP alumni from the State Department.

Speaks fluently Arabic, Hebrew, English, Italian and French.


The Management Council

The Management council consists of a variety of professional people from different areas such as law, economics, politics that aims to build the Economic Council of the Arab Sector development strategy. 


Ophir Pines-Paz

(born 11 July 1961) is an Israeli former politician who served as Minister of Internal Affairs, Minister of Science
 , Culture & Sport and as a member of the Knesset for the Labor Party from 1996 until 2010.Today he is the head of the Local authorities research section at Tel Aviv university.








Dr. Yosef "Yossi" Beilin


(born in Petah Tikva on 12 June 1948) is a left-wing Israeli politician and a former Knesset member, Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister and Justice Minister, representing both the Labor Party and Meretz, of which he served as chairman between 2003 and 2006. He is best known for his involvement with the Oslo accords, the Geneva Initiative and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process in general. His signed expositions on Israeli political and social current events are frequently carried in the left-wing daily newspaper Haaretz and the right-of-centre daily newspaper Israel HaYom.





Management