Yonatan Bukhdruker

Yonatan has been a Project Manager in the Pears Program for Global Innovation for the past two years, working with startups and entrepreneurs on their engagement with developing markets, bringing their impact to the right places.  

Before his job in the Pears Program, Yonatan served for three years as the International Financial Institutions Director in the Trade Mission of Israel in Washington D.C. He managed Israel’s relationships with institutions such as the World Bank and the IDB and provided the Israeli private sector with infrastructure and support in their engagement with these institutions, while promoting development goals and offering assistance to developing countries. 

In the past, Yonatan also worked in business development, generating opportunities for Israeli companies in the European Horizon 2020 R&D program (today Horizon Europe). He has a BA degree in communications from the Interdisciplinary Center Hertzliya, including a year in the Argov Honors Program in Leadership and Diplomacy.