Board of Directors

Mr. Yaacov Michlin (MBA, LLM) – Chairperson

Mr. Michlin serves as President and CEO of Yissum. Mr. Michlin brings over 18 years of experience in counseling to Biotech and High Tech companies. He holds a BA in Law and Economics, MA in Law from Bar-Ilan University, and MBA from the Technion, Israel.

Prof. Isaiah Arkin

Prof. Arkin serves as the Head of the Authority for Research and Development at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Prof. Arkin was appointed Chair of the Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences.

MR. Israel Gabel

Mr. Gabel is a Senior Partner at Gabrieli, Gabel & Co, and prior to this, he was a partner at Spaer, Siton and Co.
In recent years, Mr. Gabel has been promoting innovative life sciences, agriculture and infrastructure ventures.

Mrs. Jackie Struminger

Mrs. Struminger has over 20 years of experience in finance and capital markets. Until recently, she served as the Head of Investment Sector at the leading Halman-Aldubi Investment House in Israel. She holds an MBA and MA in Public Policy from Tel Aviv University.

Mr. Sharon Cohen

Mr. Cohen serves as CFO for Yissum since 2010. He is a CPA and graduated with a BA in Business Management and Accounting and MBA from the Israeli College of Management.