We are delighted to announce that Prof. Gil Feiler has joined Geocase as a member of the Advisory Board.
Prof. Feiler currently serves as Director of the Bank of Georgia for the Middle East and North Africa, as Partner at Forest Investment House, and as Head of the Advisory Board of Cannabics Pharmaceuticals (CNBX).
Prof. Feiler holds a Ph.D. in Middle East Economics from Tel Aviv University and is a graduate of the International Management Program at the Israeli Institute of Technology, Technion. During 20 years in academia, Prof. Feiler taught Business, Economics, and Middle East Studies as an Associate Professor at Tel Aviv University, Bar Ilan University and at the Interdisciplinary Centre Herzliya. He has extensive senior executive business experience in both small and large companies, including Coca-Cola Israel; he is founder of the largest news portal in the Arabic world, and has served on the board of The First International Bank of Israel, Mutual Fund Division; Prof. Feiler also served as Special Business Advisor to the Government of Ras al-Khemah, United Arab Emirates.
Prof. Feiler is an alumnus of the US State Department International Visitor Leadership Program (1997), and has also published extensively on business opportunities in the Middle East, on Political Economy, on Economic Cooperation, and on Financing of Terrorism. He is also the author of several books including Rethinking Business Strategy for the Middle East and North Africa (London: The Economist, 1997); From Boycott to Economic Cooperation: An Analysis of the Arab Boycott of Israel (London: Frank Cass: 1998), The Middle East in the New Millennium (New York: Kluwer Law International, 2000), Economic Relations Between Egypt and the Gulf Oil States: Petro-Wealth and Patterns of Influence (Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2003), and Investing in Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Lithuania and Kazakhstan (Portland: Sussex Academic Press, 2007) (co-authored with Alexandre Garese).
He has also conducted numerous international seminars and conferences on various topics of economics and economic security.
“With such a rich depth and breadth of knowledge and experience, we could not be more pleased to have Prof. Gil Feiler further enrich our already outstanding team of professionals. We are delighted to welcome Gil and wish him a successful collaboration with our think tank.”- noted Victor Kipiani, Chair of Geocase.