Gilead Sher Board member

Gilead Sher

Founding senior partner in Gilead Sher & Co., Law Offices where he practices corporate law; project finance; administrative and constitutional law; and dispute resolution. Sher was nominated by the 2015-16-17 international Expert Guides on Commercial Arbitration as one of the one-digit list of leading Israeli practitioners. Sher is a senior researcher and head of the Center for Applied Negotiations at the Tel Aviv Institute for National Security Studies (INSS). He was PM Chief of Staff and Policy Coordinator to former Prime Minister Ehud Barak. In 1999-2001 he served as the Israeli Chief and co-Chief negotiator at the Camp David summit and the Taba talks. He was formerly appointed under Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin as a delegate to the negotiations with the Palestinians. Sher is an IDF colonel (res.) who served as an armored corps brigade commander and a deputy division commander. He co-chairs the NGO Blue White Future and chairs Sapir Academic College, Israel's largest public college. In 2016, Sher was Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. An author and co-editor of several books on conflict resolution, negotiations and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, he was formerly a guest lecturer at UPenn’s Wharton School. Sher serves on a number of corporate executive boards.