Chemi Peres is the chairman of the Peres Centre for Peace and Innovation, founded by his father Shimon Peres in the 1990s to advance a vision of Israeli-Palestinian peace. Peres is one of Israel’s innovation and venture capital pioneers, having invested in over 250 enterprises.
Our Voice of the Week is Dr Tamara Cofman Wittes, speaking at an IISS event in London, which asked: Is the US abandoning the Middle East? Dr Wittes is a Senior Fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution. The event was chaired by Emile Hokayem and took place on 4 March 2019.