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Dr. Avner Barnea

Dr. Avner Barnea

Member, Advisory Board at SCIP (Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals)


Competitive Intelligence Management consultant to large corporations operating in Israel and Israeli companies operating in global markets. Lecturer and scholar on Competitive Intelligence Innovation and Entrepreneurship, at MBA programs in academic colleges in Israel. Formerly, senior official, the Israeli Intelligence Community. Co-Editor of Competitive Intelligence Magazine (by SCIP). Member of the Advisory Board of SCIP (Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals).
chairman of FIMAT (Israel Competitive Intelligence Forum), SCIP's affiliation in Israel. A member, Board of Directors, SCIP. Holds Ph.D. degree from the University of Haifa. Avner has published around 60 articles on CI- some can be read at:
Research fellow, National Security Studies Center, University of Haifa.
Specialties: Setting up, upgrading and coaching Competitive Intelligence units in corporations.
Conducting research and monitor Israeli firms and markets for global corporations to identify opportunities, threats and potential basis for cooperation. Holding seminars and workshops on CI to senior executive management teams in Israel and abroad. Teaching the course on "Counterintelligence in Democratic Societies" at the Political Science department, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Member of the Editorial Committee of the International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence.


  • Reaserch Fellow (National Security Studies Center, NSSC)
  • Lecturer and scholar on Competitive Intelligece and Enteprenuership, MBA program (Netanya Academic College)
  • Research Fellow (The National Security Studies Center, University of Haifa)
  • Co Editor (Competitive Intelligence Magazine (CIM), primary publication of SCIP)
  • Member, Advisory Board (SCIP (Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals))


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