Mission Statement

The Israel Trade Commission in Sydney operates under the Foreign Trade Administration, Israeli Ministry of Economy and Industry.

We are your bridge to the Israeli industry!

Our office goal is to promote, enhance and facilitate trade, investment and industrial R&D cooperation between Australia and Israel. Through a focus on the strengths and requirements of both the Australian and Israeli markets, the Trade Commission works to develop strategic bilateral partnerships through identifying exciting new investment opportunities and perform scouting activities for Australian companies and corporates in order to integrate excellent Israeli technology innovation.

The proactive work of the Trade Commission is split into different portfolios, including high tech, telecommunications & new media, medicine & life sciences, agricultural technology, water & clean technology, and food & consumer products.

The Israel Trade Commission to Oceania is based in Sydney. The Trade Commission is led by the Israeli Trade Commissioner, Mr Shai Zarivatch, and supported by dedicated staff who work to ensure that this department continues to add real value as the foremost experts in connecting Oceania businesses to the best-suited counterparts, technologies and innovations in Israel.

To contact the team at the Trade Commission, please email us or phone on +61 2 9388 0382.

Our Team

Mr Shai Zarivatch, Israel Trade Commissioner:
Shai.Zarivatch@israeltrade.gov.il

Mr Jeremy Ungar, Trade Officer: Jeremy.Ungar@israeltrade.gov.il

Responsible for the following industries: Cyber Security, Medical Equipment/Devices and Digital HealthCare, AgroTechnology, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Space, Food and FoodTech, Cleantech and Alternative Energy Solutions, Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0 (advanced manufacturing), Tech Investments and VCs, Automotive Smart Transportation and Mobility, Electronics

Ms Rochelle Ives, Trade Officer: Rochelle.Ives@israeltrade.gov.il

Responsible for the following industries: Telecom, Mobile and IT incl. Digital and New Media, FinTech incl. Banking and Finance Industry, Homeland Security (HLS) incl. Maritime and Aviation, Drone Tech, Mining, Water Technologies, Energy Technologies, Cosmetics and Toiletries, Fashion, Government, and Home and Family (Consumer Goods/Retail), Packaging and Plastics