On November 17, 2021, the British Ambassador, H.E. Neil Wigan OBE, visited the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities to meet with Academy President Prof. David Harel
. The ambassador was accompanied by Mr. Jonathan Mendelbaum-Shor, Director of the British Council and Ms. Keren Shurkin, Head of UK Science and Innovation Network (SIN) at the British Embassy Israel.
(L-R): Jonathan Mendelbaum-Shor, Jo Cohen, Prof. David Milstein, Prof. Sergiu Hart, Ambassador Neil Wigan, Prof. David Harel, Prof. Simon Hopkins, Prof. Margalit Finkelberg, Prof. Nili Cohen, Keren Shurkin, Prof. Menahem Yaari, Galia Finzi
They met with a number of Academy members to discuss academic and scientific relations between Britain and Israel, and express their support for strengthening ties between researchers in Israel and the UK.
(L-R): British Ambassador, H.E. Neil Wigan, and Israel Academy President, Prof. David Harel