Matan Barak is a senior Researcher and Developer for Avney Rosha, the Israel Institute for School Leadership. Matan holds an M.A. in Jewish Education from Hebrew University, and graduated from the Mandel School for Educational Leadership. From 2009 to 2012, Matan served as the Amitei Bronfman Director. He has worked as a Jewish Studies Teacher at SouthBank International School in London and at Thelma Yellin National Arts School, and as a lecturer at Hebrew University. Matan is married to Noa and has two children, Itamar and Nimrod.