The Management board of New Phase
Ofer Shalev (MBA), CEO, Founder Member of the Board
Over 25 years of management experience predominantly in the Hi-tech and Bio-tech industry and V.P Operation in the banking sector. MBA – University of Edinburgh
Rafael Hof (PhD), Founder Member of the Board
Senior positions in several medical hi-tech companies. PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the Technion Institute of Technology, BSc Physics, BSc Chemistry, BSc Biology – Open University, Tel Aviv
Itai Pelled (PhD), VP Technology and Operations
Itai Pelled has more than twenty years of experience in developing medical devices in various fields. Itai holds an undergraduate degree in Chemistry, a master degree in Biomedical Engineering and a Ph.D. in applied chemistry from the Tel-Aviv University, Israel and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. He is also a co-inventor of eleven patents.
Raz Khan-dadash (PhD), CSO
Led the design and development of SaNP in New Phase for 7 years. Has vast experience in the field of nano-particles/ technology in the biomedical field. Scientific leader specializing in magnetic hyperthermia and pharmaceutical product development. Ph.D. in Nano-Biotechnology, M.Sc. in Medicinal Chemistry and Peptidomimetic Research, B.Sc. in Medicinal Chemistry from Bar-Ilan University.
Sarah Kraus (PhD), Head of Biology
Previously Head of the laboratory of Molecular Biology at the Integrated Cancer Prevention Center, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and Research Associate at the University of Virginia. PhD in Cell biology and Immunology from Tel Aviv University, Post Doc at the Weizmann Institute of Science, MBA in Biomedical Management, and M.Med.Sc. in Clinical Biochemistry.
Pazit Rukenstein (PhD), Head of Chemistry and Materials
Chemist and Materials Scientist with 5 years of experience in the Nanotechnology field. Vast experience in nanoparticles synthesis and hybrid nanoparticles for catalytic process. Ph.D and M.Sc in Nanotechnology field from Ben-Gurion university.
Cheri Tal, Director Regulatory Affairs
Over 20 years of experience in Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance for the Medical Device and Pharmaceutical industry. Extensive knowledge of regulatory requirements in the US, Canada and EU. Establishment and certification of Medical Device quality systems. Obtained license approvals for a wide range of products. Previous RAQA Managerial positions at Change Healthcare, ITGI Medical, Orsan Medical Technologies and Redent Nova.
Boaz Shalev, Engineering Manager
Over 10 years in the medical device industry as an R&D physicist.
Experienced in development of multidisciplinary systems from prototype to final product such as new PET-CT scanner at GE Healthcare, Capnography monitor at Medtronic, and non-invasive blood glucose monitoring.
Boaz holds a B.Sc. in Physics from the Technion institute of technology.
Udi Ron - Quality Assurance Director
Over 15 years of experience in the Medical device industry in Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, preclinical and clinical research, and physicians training of multidisciplinary medical devices.
In-depth technical understanding of medical devices. Extensive experience in compliance with FDA regulations, ISO 13485 Quality System standard, Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
M.Sc in Medical Science from Tel Aviv University.
Galit Hirsch, VP of HR
Extensive international experience, including senior HR roles in global Pharmaceutical and Medical Device companies. Served as VP HR at Tuttnauer and at A.L. Group. Galit holds an M.Sc. in Organizational Behavior and a BA in Behavioral Science from Ben Gurion University, specializing in Business Management and Human Resources.