In 2022, Mr. Michael Itzhar Belachovsky was appointed Honorary Consul of Portugal in Israel, Tel-Aviv District.
The former Chairman of the Israel Portugal Chamber of Commerce holds rich experience from his years of activity in the Prime Minister’s Office. For many years, he has operated a business in the private sector in the field of security consultancy and marketing advanced technologies.
In recognition of his public activities as Chairman of the Chamber of commerce, and his work towards strengthening ties between the countries, Mr. Itzhar Belachovsky received the “Officer of the Order of Commercial Merit” title from the Portuguese President. Mr. Itzhar Belachovsky also served as Vice Chairman of the Haifa University Board of Governors. During the time he worked to advance academic research and assisted in establishment of the Leon Charney Marine Research School.