Yoram Ben-Zeev serves on the board of several non-profit organizations in Israel and is a member of the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs' (MFA) Nomination Committee. He served as Israel's ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany from 2007 until 2012. Prior to that, he served for 26 years in various senior positions in the MFA, including as deputy general director, head of the North America Division and senior member of the directorate. Among other positions held during his service in the MFA, Mr. Ben-Zeev served as Israel's Consul General to the West Coast in the United States, political advisor to the president of the State of Israel, Special Coordinator to the Middle East peace process, advisor to Prime Minister Ehud Barak for the Camp David Peace Conference and chairman of the MFA's Steering Committee - Foreign Service Strategic and Functional Planning and of the Israel-Canada Annual Strategic Forum. Mr. Ben-Zeev has been the recipient of special awards for his diplomatic service from both the U.S. House of Representatives and the president of the Federal Republic of Germany. Mr. Ben-Zeev holds a bachelor's degree in Middle Eastern studies, political science and international relations from the Hebrew University and a master's degree in Middle Eastern Studies from Tel Aviv University. Mr. Ben Zeev serves as the chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee, the Financial Statements Review Committee and the Compensation Committee of the Board.