Dr. Rafi Aviram

Dr. Rafi Aviram

JBC Executive Committee
Dr. Rafi Aviram

Curriculum Vitae:

Dr. Rafi Aviram became Executive Director of ELSC in January 2010. For the previous five years, he worked for the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF), first as Managing Director in New York City and subsequently as the organization’s representative in Israel. During his work for the FIDF, he was responsible for the construction of many capital projects in military bases. Both his experience and his education have prepared him for his position with ELSC. He earns his Doctorate Degree of Professional Studies in Business from Pace University in New York; and he holds an MBA, Magna Cum Laude, from Tel Aviv University and a BS, Physics and Atmospheric Sciences, Magna Cum Laude from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Col. (res) Aviram served for 24 years in the Israeli Defense Forces in commanding and staff positions. He currently serves as a Tank Brigade Commander in the IDF reserve forces.



  • רפי אבירם, (2005), "היה עליו לדעת" משמעויות לעולם הביקורת הפנימית בעקבות משברים בניהול", המבקר הפנימי 96 ,דצמבר ,ע"מ 68-70.
  • Aviram Refael , IMPLEMENTING ACTION INQUIRY IN AN INTERNAL AUDIT UNIT - AN ISRAELI CASE STUDY, Eastern Academy of Management 44th Annual Meeting Proceedings, New Brunswick, New Jersey 2007.

Contact Information

The Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
Edmond J. Safra Campus,
Jerusalem 91904
p: 972-2-6586064