Prof. Eli Sahar

Eli joined Pesia’s Kitchen a year ago as a volunteer, collecting and distributing food to needy families in Tel Aviv. He also serves on PK’s Board of Directors.

In addition, Eli volunteers at Road to Recovery, an Israeli NGO assisting Palestinians who require medical treatment in Israeli hospitals, and is a member of Road to Recovery’s management team and Board of Directors.

Eli is a physicist by training and formerly a Professor of Biotechnology at the University of Tel Aviv. He is a serial entrepreneur in medical diagnostics and currently serves as a consultant to the healthcare start-up industry in Israel and in Europe.

He is married to Ilona, a senior executive in the Israeli healthcare industry, with two sons – Jonathan and Tomer, one studying neuroscience and the other currently waiting for the world to open for travelling.