Guy Cohen is Israel’s Consul for Economic Affairs and Head of the Government of Israel Economic Mission to the US Midwest. In this position Mr. Cohen is responsible for promoting economic and business ties between Israel and the Midwest region. Under his leadership the Economic Mission generates business opportunities for Israeli companies, facilitates collaboration in industrial research and development and attracts foreign direct investments to Israel. In addition, the Economic Mission connects Midwest corporations to the Israeli innovation eco-system and supports their technology scouting efforts in Israel.

Prior to joining Israel’s Ministry of Economy, Mr. Cohen worked as an analyst at Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank. He also served as an assistant manager at one of the largest retail stores belonging to the Sherson Group in Toronto, Canada.

Mr. Cohen holds both an MBA and Bachelor’s degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is married and has three boys.