Nir KaidarDirector General
Kaidar has a comprehensive and longstanding familiarity with Israeli and international health and welfare services. He has extensive experience in public service in leading strategic processes, research, formulating reforms, and leading innovative processes in government ministries. Since 2006, he has held a series of managerial positions in the Ministry of Health. From 2014 to 2019, he served as Senior Deputy Director General and Head of the Strategic and Economic Planning Administration at the Ministry of Health, and from 2019 he served as Senior Deputy Director General and Head of the Strategy, Economic Planning, Research and Regulation Administration at the Ministry of Welfare and Social Affairs. Mr. Kaidar holds a BA in economics, philosophy and public policy, and an MA in public policy, both from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Lives in Jerusalem, married to Zohar and Father of Beeri, Tamar and Maayan.