Amb. Dan Gillerman is Chair of Markstone Capital Group, Israel's largest private Equity Fund. It invested in some of Israel's major sectors. Prior to that, Gillerman served in both public and private sector, in leadership positions.
As Israel's 13th permanent representatives to the United Nations during 2003-2008, Gillerman was instrumental in passing numerous resolutions in the General Assembly and Security Council, including the first successful Israeli resolutions ever adopted by the UN. Amb. Gillerman served as Vice President of the General Assembly in 2005, the first Israeli in this position since Abba Eban in 1952. During his tenure, he forged close relationships with many world leaders and diplomats, including from Arab and Moslem countries that do not have diplomatic relations with Israel.
Before serving at the UN, Amb. Gillerman served as CEO of several companies in the chemical, food ingredient, agricultural and technology sectors. He was Chairman of the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce, and served on the Board of major commercial banks, including Bank Leumi, the First International Bank and the Central Bank of Israel.
Amb. Gillerman has led many official Israeli delegations abroad and accompanied many of Israel's leaders on State visits. He was instrumental in forging Economic and Business Relations with many countries, including those who had no Diplomatic relations with Israel. He still enjoys very close personal relations with many leaders around the world, in countries ranging from China and India, the US and Europe, as well as many Arab and Moslem countries.
Gillerman is Chairman of Gillerman Global, Chairman of the Int. Forum of INSS, Chairman of the Public Council of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, member of the: Board of Weizmann Institute, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Board of the Israel Opera, the Hebrew University, the America-Israel Friendship League, the Aspen Institute in Italy and the Davos Circle of the World Economic Forum.
He was previously also a member of the Prime Minister's National Economic and Social Council, Chairman of the Israel-British Business Council, the Executive Chamber of Commerce, the World Business Organization. He is also the recipient of an honorary doctorate from Bar-Ilan University and the Academic College, Netanya.
Amb. Gillerman was born in Israel and studied political science and Economics at the Hebrew University and Law at Tel Aviv University.
He is a Board member since February 2013.