Born in Tel Aviv in 1969 and raised in Israel and the USA; Ziv Nevo Kulman joined Israel's foreign service in 1995.
Thanks to his academic background (MA Magna Cum Laude from the Interdisciplinary Arts Program at the Tel Aviv University) and his profound interest in the arts, Nevo Kulman has held several significant positions promoting Israel’s cultural interests abroad; most notably as head of the performing arts section at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2003-2006); Cultural Attaché in Tokyo (1999-2003); as well as Counsellor for cultural affairs at the Embassy of Israel in Paris (2008-2012).
His contribution in the field was officially recognized by the French government in 2012, when Nevo Kulman was named Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres. In addition, his industriousness and leadership earned him the “employee of the year” award at Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2005.
His diplomatic career also includes a posting in Prague (2006-2008), where Nevo Kulman served as Israel's Deputy Ambassador. As Director of the Training Department, his most recent position in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem, he was in charge of Israel's Diplomatic corps' professional training, including language studies worldwide. This is a field Nevo Kulman personally excels at, having extensive linguistic skills in six languages.
Ziv Nevo Kulman brings a host of diverse competencies to his new posting as Consul General of Israel in Quebec and the Atlantic provinces; a position he is scheduled to take in September 2014.