Dr. Alon Liel

Dr. Alon Liel

Former director general of the Foreign Ministry of Israel and Israel’s ambassador to South Africa

Dr. Alon Liel is the former Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chairman of the Israel-Syria Peace Society, and an International Relations lecturer at Tel Aviv University and the Herzliya Interdisciplinary Center. Dr. Liel held numerous positions in the Foreign Ministry, including the Israeli Ambassador to South Africa, Consul General in Atlanta, Foreign Ministry Spokesman, and Charge D’affairs of Israel in Turkey.

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Biography

Dr. Liel is the former Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chairman of the Israel-Syria Peace Society, and an International Relations lecturer at Tel Aviv University and the Herzliya Interdisciplinary Center. Dr. Liel held numerous positions in the Foreign Ministry, including the Israeli Ambassador to South Africa, Consul General in Atlanta, Foreign Ministry Spokesman, and Charge D’affairs of Israel in Turkey.
Between 1994 to 1996, he served as the Director General of the Ministry of Economy and Planning, and between 2002 -2006 as the Chairman of the Israel-Turkey Business Council. Dr. Liel is owner and chairman of the consulting company Global Code Ltd., which focuses mainly on initiating and accompanying projects in Turkey. Dr. Liel is also the Chairman of the Board of the Herzilya Gymnasium. In addition, he is a member of the board of several civil society organizations, which promote peace and equality. Dr. Liel has published several books, including: Demo Islam, Islamic Democracy in Turkey, Turkish-Israeli Relations 1949-2010, and The Equalizer – South Africa is Building a Nation.

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Academic Qualifications:

Ph.D, Hebrew University; M.A., Hebrew University; B.A., Hebrew University.

Areas of Expertise:

International relations
Israel
Turkey
Energy
Security
Diplomacy




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