About

The Team

Gilad Yavetz

CEO, Director

Co-founder of Enlight, leading the company since its inception in 2008. Gilad enlists his rich experience in initiating and managing large-scale international projects to promote the company’s activities. Prior to the establishment of Enlight, Gilad served as VP Marketing and Sales of BVR, a leading hi-tech company that develops and provides real-time simulation and training systems used by leading armies worldwide. Gilad holds an MBA from the Executive Program at Tel Aviv University and an LLB from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Zafrir Yoeli

VP Business Development

Co-founder of Enlight, leading since its inception the company’s marketing, business development and partner relations in both local and global markets. Zafrir brings vast experience in the management of technological and operational organizations and fostering relationships with strategic partners, which are the cornerstone of the company’s growth. Prior to the establishment of Enlight, Zafrir served as the CEO of a company in the semiconductors industry. Zafrir holds an MBA from IDC and a B.Sc. in electrical engineering from Tel Aviv University.

Amit Paz

VP Operations and Engineering

Co-founder of Enlight, leading the company’s project engineering, management and operations. Amit brings decades of experience in large-scale project management in Israel and abroad. Amit specializes in the operation of broad organizations that combine multiple facets while keeping excellent timelines and professional standards. Prior to the establishment of Enlight, Amit served as VP Strategic Alliances of Baran Group, one of the largest engineering companies in Israel. Amit holds an MBA from IDC and a B.Sc. in civil engineering from the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology).

Meron Carr

VP Project Development and Regulation

Meron joined Enlight’s executive team in 2011 and has since been managing the company’s project development in Israel as well as addressing any required regulatory demands. Prior to joining Enlight, Meron served as Director of Programs at NICE Systems. Meron holds an MBA from IDC and a B.Sc. in electrical engineering from Tel Aviv University.

Nir Yehuda

CFO

Nir joined Enlight’s executive team in 2011 and has since been managing the company’s financial planning. Nir brings extensive, long-standing experience in the company’s fields of operation and vast knowledge in local and international taxation. Prior to joining Enlight, Nir served as Controller at Ormat Industries, an international public company operating in the field of energy and clean electricity. Nir holds an M.A. in Law and Economics from Bar-Ilan University and a B.A. in Economics specializing in accounting from Ben Gurion University of the Negev. He is a licensed public accountant from the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Israel.

Ilan Goren

VP of Global Project Development

Ilan has served as VP of Global Project Development at Enlight since 2018. In his capacity Ilan leads the company’s project development in international markets and manages the company’s most strategic projects from the acquisition of rights to the completion of all necessary permits for the construction and completion of the financing for the project. Prior to this position, Ilan served as International Business Development manager at Enlight since 2011. Ilan holds an MBA from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya and a B.Sc in Industrial and Management Engineering from Tel Aviv University.

Perach Lerner

VP of Regulation and Community Relations

Perach serves as VP of Regulation and Community Relations at Enlight since February 2020. Prior to joining Enlight, Perach served as VP of regulation of the IDB Holding Group, and prior to that she served as senior adviser to the Prime Minister of Israel for legislation and the Knesset for six and a half years. Perach holds an M.A. in Government and Public Policy from Bar Ilan University, and a B.A. in Political Science and International Relations from the Open University.