Diana Shimoni

Diana Shimoni

Deputy Director

Diana Shimoni is JDC-Eshel's Assistant Executive Director and is in charge of Planning and Development. In this capacity, Diana directs and coordinates Eshel's strategic and yearly planning; research & evaluation, training and organizational learning processes.

Prior to her current position, Diana served 3 years as the COO of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews.

Diana joined JDC in 1992, as part of the JDC-FSU team, serving in various positions. In 1995 Diana relocated to Moscow as JDC representative.  

On her return to Israel, Diana joined ELKA, JDC's Division for Voluntarism and Philanthropy, and Training and Development unit for Senior Officials in Israel's Public Service. She served there for 10 years and her last position was Philanthropy Area Head.

Diana volunteers as a board member at Paamonim – an NGO acting to improve financial behavior of struggling families in Israel.

Diana earned her M.A. in Business Administration at the Hebrew University.  She lives in Jerusalem with her husband and three children.