Director General - Eyal Zamir


Major General (ret.) Eyal Zamir served in the IDF for 38 years in various senior combat and command positions. After graduating from the IDF Junior Command Preparatory Boarding School, he began his military career in the Armored Corps in multiple command roles as a soldier and young officer during the first and second intifadas.


During his service, he served, among other positions, as a reserves Armored Corps commander, Commander of the 7th Armored Brigade, Commander of the 143rd Reserves Division, and Commander of the 36th Division.


He later served as the Commander of the Ground Forces and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's military secretary between 2012-2015. He then served as the Head of the Southern Command, where he led the efforts to thwart offensive terror tunnels penetrating from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory and the fight against the riots on the Gaza border that began in April 2018.


During 2018-2021, Zamir served as Deputy Chief of Staff under Chief of the General Staff, Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi. During this period, he coordinated the implementation of the "Tnufa" multi-year plan and managed all military aid to the civilian sector during the COVID-19 epidemic and Operation "Guardian of the Walls".


Zamir has a bachelor's degree from Tel Aviv University in political science, a master's degree in national security and political science from Haifa University, and is a graduate of Wharton University's GMP- General Management Program.