Eitan Ben David
Apr – Aug 2017- Acting National Security Advisor and Head of the National Security Council
2012-2017 - Deputy Head of the National Security Council and Director of the Counter Terrorism Bureau.
Prior to his appointment. Mr. Ben David held a variety of senior positions in the Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet), where he served for 26 years.
Among his positions at the I.S.A:
2010-2012 - Deputy Head of the Protection and Security Division.
2006-2010 - Head of the Dignitary Protection Unit.
2005-2006 - Deputy Head of the Aviation Security Division (EL-AL).
2002-2005 - Regional Security Director for Europe (stationed in Vienna).
1999-2002 - Head of the Operations Department.
1996-1998 - Head of Intelligence Branch.
Mr. Ben David is a graduate of the I.S.A (Shin-Bet) Senior Course.
Mr. Ben David holds a B.A degree in Middle East Studies and Geography from Tel-Aviv University and an M.A in Public Administration from the Herzliya Interdisciplinary Center.
Mr. Ben-David was born in 1963; he is married and has 3 children.