Edouard Cukierman

Chairman, Cukierman & Co. Investment House Ltd. & Catalyst Fund

Mr. Edouard Cukierman is the Founder and Managing Partner of Catalyst Investments and serves as the Chairman of Cukierman & Co. Investment House.

Founder and Managing Partner of Catalyst Investments and serves as the Chairman of Cukierman & Co. Investment House. Since its establishment in 1993, Cukierman & Co. Investment House has been engaged in more than $10.5 billion of corporate finance transactions.

With over 30 years of investment experience and entrepreneurial activity in financial services, Mr. Cukierman is the Chairman and CEO of Catalyst Investors’ Club (CIC) since its establishment in December 2022 and currently serves on the boards of Otorio and Curalife. He also served on the boards of Tufin Technologies, Orex, Dori Media Group, and many Israeli High-Tech companies.

In the past, he was the President and CEO of Astra Technological Investments, a Venture Capital Fund established in 1993, which was the first Israeli company to go public in Continental Europe. He is also the founder of the GoforIsrael annual conferences. Edouard has also been involved as a board member of the non-profit Sar-El, Gvahim and Kol Israel Haverim (Alliance in Israel).

Mr. Cukierman is the co-author of the Israel Valley book, originally published in French in 2014, and which has since been translated into Chinese, Italian, and Portuguese. The English version is set to be published in 2025.

 Mr. Cukierman holds an MBA from INSEAD, France, and a B.Sc. from the Technion. He served in the IDF as a reserve officer in the spokesperson unit and currently serves in the negotiation unit for hostage and crisis situations during conflict times.