Tommy Steiner is a senior research fellow at the Institute for Policy and Strategy, IDC Herzliya. At the Institute, Tommy manages the Annual Herzliya Conference Series, directs the Institute's international relations, and leads policy research projects on EU and NATO relations with Israel, the Mediterranean and the Broader Middle East. Concurrently, Tommy teaches International Relations and Security Studies at IDC's Lauder School of Government.
Tommy served as the executive director of the Atlantic Forum of Israel, a network-based policy organization that promoted and advanced Israel's relations with the Euro-Atlantic Community, and which was especially instrumental in enhancing NATO-Israel relations.
Extending beyond EU/NATO relations with Israel and the Middle East/Mediterranean, Tommy's fields of expertise also include international security, transatlantic relations, international relations theory, and regionalism in the Mediterranean, Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. In his areas of expertise, Tommy regularly advises Israeli authorities, international organizations, business, media and think-tanks.
Tommy earned his MA (cum laude) in International Relations from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and is the recipient of the Yehoshafat Harkaby Award from the Hebrew University's Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations.
Defense and Security PRIMARY
International Relations SECONDARY