Ron Adam

Envoy on Energy Policy
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Israel

Educational history

2013 - PhD Candidate in History of Israel, Haifa University – (Thesis on "the Jewish Permanent Office to the League of Nations, Geneva, 1921-39")

2009 - United Nations (UNITAR) seminar on Chairmanship in the UN system

2003 - UNITAR seminar on Preventive Diplomacy, Oslo, Norway

1990 - 1991 Diplomatic training, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jerusalem (MoFA)

1988 - 1992 M.A in Political Science, Haifa University (Thesis on "the litigation to the Supreme Court by pressure groups in Israel" 1980-1990)

1984 - 1987 B.A in Political Science and History, Haifa University

1974 – 1980 The Hebrew Reali High School Haifa Employment history

2014 - Ambassador, Special Envoy on Energy

2014 - 2016 Permanent Representative of Israel to IRENA, Abu-Dhabi (N.R)

2012 - Director, OECD & Multilateral Organizations, Economic Division

2008 - 2012 Deputy Permanent Representative, Mission of Israel to the United Nations and the International Organizations, Geneva

June 2007 Chairman, Committee for Program and Coordination, United Nations

2005 - 2007 – Member of the Committee for Program and Coordination, General Assembly of the United Nations, vice chairman.

2004 – 2008 – Director, Department for Political Affairs at the United Nations, MoFA

2002 – 2004 - Deputy Director, Training Division, MoFA

1998 – 2002 – Counselor (Budgetary and Social & Economic affairs), Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations, New-York

1997 – 1998 – First Secretary, Division for Political Affairs at the UN, MoFA

1995 – 1997 – Assistant to the Director General, MoFA, Jerusalem

1995 – 1996 – Secretary of the Israeli–Palestinian Monitoring and Steering Committee at the Director General's Office, MoFA

1993 – 1995 – Economic & Finance Attaché, Embassy of Israel, Bonn, Germany

1992 – 1993 – Assistant to the Director General, MoFA

1990 - 1991 - Second Secretary, Israeli Diplomatic Service

1988 – 1990 – Night Editor, "Yediot Aharonot" daily newspaper, Tel-Aviv

1987 – 1988 – Deputy Spokesperson, Municipality of Haifa

1985 – 1987 – Journalist and editor in different newspapers in Haifa

1980 – 1984 – Military Service at the Israeli Air Force Membership in professional organizations and activities in civil affairs

2011 - 2013 Member of the Israeli UNESCO committee on World Heritage.

2002 - Member of the Society for Preservation of Heritage Sites in Israel

2000 - Member of the Israel Union for Environmental Defense

1985 - Member of Greenpeace Israel

Languages: Hebrew, English, German, French