Dr. Einat Wilf is a Member of Israel’s Knesset and Chair of the ‘Independence’ faction. She serves on the Foreign Affairs and Defense and Education committees. She is also the Chair of the Knesset's Sub-Committee on Israel and the Jewish People.
Previously, Dr. Wilf served as a Senior Fellow with the Jewish People Policy Planning Institute, a Foreign Policy Advisor to Vice Prime Minister Shimon Peres and a strategic consultant with McKinsey & Company.
Born and raised in Israel, Dr. Wilf served as an Intelligence Officer in the Israel Defense Forces and holds a BA in Government and Fine Arts from Harvard University, an MBA from INSEAD in France, and a PhD in Political Science from the University of Cambridge.
Dr. Wilf is the author of two books that explore key issues in Israeli society. Her first book, My Israel, Our Generation, is about Israel’s past and future from the perspective of the younger generation. It is available in Hebrew and English. Her second book, Back to Basics: How to Save Israeli Education (at no additional cost), offers a detailed and feasible policy proposal for saving Israel's ailing education system. It is available in Hebrew and Russian.