Israeli Diplomats

Israeli Diplomats

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  • Ambassador Meir Shlomo, Consulate General of Israel to the Southwest

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    Topics
    - Current Events in Israel
    - Israel's Foreign Policy​
    - Public Diplomacy

    Bio

    Meir Shlomo assumed the role as Consul General of Israel to the Southwest in August 2010. Meir brings to the position more than 25 years of experience in Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 
     
    Prior to his current posting, Shlomo recently completed a four-year term as the Head of Mission at the Consulate General of Israel to New England in Boston, where he spearheaded Israel’s political and public diplomacy campaigns both at prestigious universities, such as Harvard University, and MIT, as well as with major media publications, such as The Boston Globe.
     
    Preceding his tenure in Boston, Shlomo served as the head of the Foreign Ministry’s Public Diplomacy Division, responsible for  Israel’s public diplomacy campaign throughout all of its missions across the globe, and is currently working on his PhD in that field. He has served as the Deputy Chief of Mission in Israeli embassies located in India, Denmark, Peru, and El Salvador.
     
    Shlomo has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Tel Aviv University and a Master’s degree in Mass Communication from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, graduating from both summa cum laude. He speaks Hebrew, English, and Spanish.
     
    Shlomo is married to Bracha Shlomo, with two children, Ido and Noa.  

     

     

    To arrange for a presentation to your organization, please contact Karen Naumann at press@houston.mfa.gov.il.

  • Daniel Agranov, Consul of Israel to the Southwest

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    ​Topics

    • Israeli Foreign Affairs

     Bio

    Daniel Agranov is the Deputy Consul General of Israel to the Southwest United States.
      
    Agranov has served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for more than five years.  Prior to his current mission, he helped establish the Consulate of Israel to St. Petersburg, Russia, as Deputy Consul General.   His previous posts include the Economic Office at Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affair’s main consular division and missions to Angola and Kazakhstan. 
      
    Before joining the Ministry, Agranov worked several years as a manger in the loan division at Israel’s Postal Bank after his service in the army.
      
    Agranov holds a bachelor’s degree in economy and biology and a master’s in business administration in finance and marketing, both from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.  Agranov is married to Nurit, and together they have three daughters.  
     
    To arrange for a presentation to your organization, please contact Karen Naumann at press@houston.mfa.gov.il.