GOVERNANCE / Zafrir Asaf

Zafrir Asaf

Director of the Emerging Markets and Development Finance Department, Ministry of Economy and Industry, Government of Israel
 

Career

Zafrir Asaf has been the Director of the Emerging Markets and Development Finance Department at Israel’s Ministry of Economy and Industry since 2016. In this capacity, he leads the Ministry’s development finance strategy and identifies trends in developing countries that can be opportunities for the Israeli private sector. Previously, Mr. Zafrir was Head of Israel’s Economic and Trade Mission in Vietnam. There, he led a team of professionals who conducted a wide array of business development activities in order to promote trade and economic cooperation between the two countries.

Education

Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Latin American Studies and MBA, Hebrew University (Jerusalem)