Yechiel is the Chief Executive Officer of 3H Global. He has vast experience advising political candidates and governments on public policy and it was in this capacity that he most recently co-authored the 100-Day Plan for the new government of Paraguay and was the key architect of the government’s widely praised economic development plan.
Yechiel served as a political advisor to former-Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, and in multiple senior government positions: first as Deputy Director General of Israel’s Ministry of Education where he helped plan a major overhaul of the educational system, and then as Chief of Staff to Benjamin Netanyahu in the Ministry of Finance, where he took an active role in the dramatic economic reform program that revolutionized Israel’s economy.
A distinguished academic, Yechiel served as a senior policy analyst at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, one of Israel’s leading foreign policy institutes, before running as a candidate for election to Israel’s parliament in 2008, and has taught political theory at the Law School of Kiryat Ono Academic College.
In 2011, Yechiel was unanimously elected as Chairman of the Israel Ports Authority, responsible for the development of Israel’s three commercial seaports in Haifa, Ashdod and Eilat. He is also a resident scholar at Jerusalem’s Herzl Institute. Yechiel holds an undergraduate degree in Law, a BA in Political Science, an MA in International Relations, and a PhD in political philosophy from the University of Haifa.