Professional Activities

Member of the Board of Directors of the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE), Chairman of the new Products Committee and Chairman of the Stock Indices Committee.

Consulting on the design and implementation of stock indices and stock index options for the TASE.

Consulting/Lecturing on Derivtives to major Exchanges ; TASE ,AMSE , NYSE, Bombay Stock Exc. , Athens Derivatives Exchange.

Consulting to the Israeli Securities Authority on various aspects of the capital markets and derivative products.

Consultant to the central bank in Israel (Bank of Israel).

Designing a volatility index used by the French commodities exchange (MONEP).

Design and implementation of volatility indices for the leading vendor of financial data services in Japan (Quick Corp).

Design of investable indices of emerging markets for the International Finance Corporation (World Bank).

General advice, to a large Israeli bank, in the area of new financial products.

Design volatility derivative products for The American Stock Exchange.

Consulting in arbitration cases involving derivatives.

Consulting to an Israeli securities firm on the design and management of a derivatives department.

Various consulting projects in the area of derivatives including valuation of Executive Options.

Consulting on a risk management system for a major bank in Israel.

Executive teaching in the area of futures and options for major American and European banks, to a Japanese securities firm and to a Brazilian investment bank (e.g., Deutsche Bank, Yamaichi Securities, Smith Barney, Garantia, JP Morgan, Credit Swiss, ICICI).