Dr. Amatzia Samkai
Founder and CEO
DR. AMATZIA SAMKAI
Founder and Chairman
Professional focused on corporate strategy, finance and consulting for small and medium-sized businesses.
Miri consulted private and public companies, municipalities and government equities, banks, small and medium-sized businesses.
Before joining Samkai Global Strategy, she worked as a Head of analysts team in a leading Israeli economic consulting company and ran private economic consultancy for small and medium-sized businesses. Miri holds B.A. degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Dr. Arkadiy Shafran
Professional focused on energy and infrastructure economics, sustainability, public policy, corporate and industry strategy, regional development.
Arkadiy has over 10 years of experience in academic and applied research, consulted public executive offices and governmental bodies, international organizations, development foundations, and NGOs, public and private companies.
Before joining Samkai Global Strategy, Arkadiy worked as a consulting analyst in a leading Moscow based think tank and conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Haifa. He holds a Ph.D. in Economic, Social and Political Geography and M.A. in Geography and English language.
Dvir is an expert focused on business and finance consulting, economic evaluations, public policy, and market research.
Dvir has over 3 years of experience in analysis and market research, making business plans, economic evaluations of projects and companies, management and organizational consulting, working for both public and private companies, public bodies and governmental offices.
Before joining Samkai Global Strategy, Dvir worked as an analyst in the office of Vice President for research of Bar-Ilan University, conducting analytics and social media research for the university’s self-improvement purposes. He holds a BA in Economics and Business Administration from Bar-Ilan University.
Idan is a researcher and a prominent blogger, writing about economics, international and local politics. He specializes in Macroeconomic policy, trade relations, and economic history.
Idan has 2 years of experience in economic research, ranging from collective agreements analysis to fiscal policy papers in Samkai and previously in a leading NGO. He publishes articles and opinion columns in various economic newspapers, sites, and magazines. He is on his way to complete his B.A in Economics and History at Tel-Aviv University.
Mirit Gut Mahani
Personal assistant & HR
MIRIT GUT MAHANI
Mirit has extensive experience in human resources, project management, and administrative management. In Samkai Mirit is responsible for the company’s recruitment and human resources management and is a personal assistant to the CEO of the company.
Before joining Samkai, she worked as a project manager and recruiting manager for a start-up company, developing a natural sugar substitute.
Mirit holds a B.A. in Psychology and an M.B.A. in Organizational Consulting.
Zvi has over 4 years of experience as a researcher and officer managing a crew of 10 analysts in an intelligence unit of the Army of Israel (IDF).
Before joining Samkai Global Strategy, Zvi worked as a Media and Organization Consultant for a business coaching venture for households. Additionally, he was a Personal Assistant & Media Consultant for a candidate for the Knesset elections.
Zvi is currently a student for his B.A. in Economics and Business Management at Bar Ilan University.
Sivan is a professional in investments and investor relations, small and medium business funding and development, and currently is a CEO at Samkai Global Strategy, focused on business development, funding, and general management.
She joined Samkai in 2019 after 5 years’ experience as the CEO of small and medium business development government fund.
Sivan holds a B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from Tel Aviv University and an M.B.A. from Bar Ilan University.
Ofir brings with him over 20 years of international innovation and business experience. A remarkable entrepreneur with business experience in Israel, Italy, Vietnam, Singapore, Ghana, Ethiopia and India.
Born and raised in Israel, Ofir gained a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business Management before becoming an experienced financier and founding a variety of businesses.
For more than 20 years, Ofir has initiated international business ventures and joint partnerships for mutual business development worldwide.
Also a firm believer in community, Ofir started the Aviv Community School and served as it’s Chairman.
INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD
Doron is a founder and CEO of several companies, focusing on Business development, agriculture, engineering, and marketing. He also serves as a Founder and Chairman of Myanmar Israel Business Association and as a President of Mercosur-ASEAN Chamber of Commerce.