Mr. Elad Strohmayer became Deputy Consul General for the Consulate General of Israel to the Mid-Atlantic Region in August, 2012.
Mr. Strohmayer brings to his position experience as both a diplomat and a Jewish community professional. He joined the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affair’s Diplomatic Training Program in February 2010. Upon completing the diplomatic training, he assumed his first post as the Deputy Chief of Mission in the Embassy of Israel in Luanda, Angola from November, 2010 through July, 2012.
In 2006, Deputy Consul General Strohmayer graduated from Hebrew University of Jerusalem with a degree in Political Science and International Relations. During his studies at Hebrew University, he participated in an ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross) program regarding International Humanitarian Law (IHL) in Israel.
Subsequently, he represented Israel and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in an International IHL Competition in Switzerland organized by the ICRC. His academic credits include teaching assistantships at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya.
Mr. Strohmayer is a native of Bat-Yam, Israel, a suburb of Tel Aviv. He is fluent in Hebrew and English and has a working knowledge of Portuguese and French.