The ambassador

Ambassador to Sweden - Isaac Bachman


    Isaac Bachman is the ambassador to Sweden since 2012.

    Ambassador Bachman has held several high posts in different departments of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has also served several times abroad and has previously been the ambassador to Bolivia (1998-2001) and to Guatemala (2006-2009).


  • Photo: Embassy of Israel

    Ambassador Bachman was born in Hadera, Israel, in 1957. He is married and together with his wife Osnat they have three children. 

    Professional experience: 

    2012 - Ambassador of Israel to Sweden
    2009-2012 Chief of Policy Staff to the Minister of Foreign Affairs
    2006-2009 Ambassador of Israel to Guatemala, accredited also to Honduras
    2004-2006 Director South American Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    2001-2004 Director Official Guests Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    1998-2001 Ambassador of Israel to Bolivia
    1995-1998 Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Israel in Brazil
    1994-1995 Department for International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    1992-1994 Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Israel in Uruguay
    1989-1992 Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Israel in Burma (Myanmar)
    1988-1989 Foreign Minister's Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    1984-1987 Attorney, specialization in commercial and real estate law
    1986-2012 Member of the Israel Bar Association


    Selection of articles

    Stoppa demoniseringen av judar (Newspaper Dagen December 2012)

    Hamas rustar för ny terror mot Israels civila (SvT Debate November 2012)

    Hamas utnyttjar sin egen befolkning (SvD November 2012)

    Vi måste försvara raketoffren i södra Israel (Israel idag November 2012)


    Ambassador Bachman on the election result 2013