Michael Wegier is Chief Executive of United Jewish Israel Appeal. He has been in this position since September 2012, having moved back from Israel to take the role.
Michael grew up in London and originally made Aliyah in 1990 and has spent much of the last 25 years living in Israel.
Michael is a graduate of the Mandel Jerusalem Fellows programme, where his research focused on public policy. He holds a Masters degree in Contemporary Jewry from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Michael has worked in Jewish education and fundraising in the UK, Israel and the USA.