Colonel Grisha Yakubovich (Res.), is the former Head of the Civilian Department in the IDF's Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) unit. In that capacity, he led and facilitated strategic dialogue with the international community, Israeli government and the PA on matters of economics, infrastructure and foreign affairs. He is a renowned authority on Israeli policy in the West Bank and Gaza Strip and brings an unparalleled insider perspective on matters related to those areas. He is policy adviser to Our Soldiers Speak.