Founders

Barak Gonen

Co-chairman of the ‘Financial Justice’ association

Barak Gonen is an educator, lecturer, and author of cyber textbooks. He is also the co-chairman of the Financial Justice Association, which is a partner in the establishment of the Brandeis Institute. Gonen is concerned about the impact of financial centralization on both the cost of living and democracy. As part of the Financial Justice Association, he led the field of banking, was a partner in the legislation of the reform to increase competition in the banking market, and worked to establish the parliamentary investigation committee into credit failures for large borrowers.

Dr. Harel Primak

Co-chairman of the ‘Financial Justice’ association

Dr. Harel Primak is a technology consultant and social activist who specializes in understanding the financial system and its impact on society and the economy in Israel, as well as capital-government-newspaper relations. He has been active in promoting and improving the economy in these aspects for about 15 years. Dr. Primak is also a co-founder and co-chairman of the Financial Justice Association, which is a partner in the establishment of the Brandeis Institute.

Guy Rolnik

Founder of TheMarker

Guy Rolnik is an award-winning economic journalist who founded TheMarker newspaper and served as its editor-in-chief until 2013. He is also a clinical professor at the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago. Rolnik has published thousands of columns and articles on the Israeli and global economy, with a focus on criticizing economic, political, and governmental centers of power and fighting corruption. Under his leadership, TheMarker was the central voice in the public struggle to dismantle centralized centers of power in the Israeli economy and to strengthen competition in the financial sector. He is also involved in efforts to strengthen the status of the press and curb the power of the major internet companies.