Marcelle Juliet Saul Sheiman is a current Board Member with Brit Olam. An admitted attorney to the Supreme Court of the Republic of South Africa and Israeli advocate with 25 years of experience in the business community. She currently serves as Chairman of the Israel – South Africa Chamber of Commerce.
Ms. Saul Sheiman has extensive management and investment banking experience, and is the founder of her own boutique investment banking firm, Presidio Strategic Capital, and PharmaLight, an ophthalmic drug delivery company. She is also a partner in AntHill LP, a unique partnership of Israeli entrepreneurship, funding and management, established to capitalize on Sub-Saharan African opportunities.
Ms. Saul Sheiman has always maintained a strong Jewish identity and ties with those committed to the promotion of the State of Israel. As such, she has featured as guest speaker in numerous diplomatic settings including for the Consulate General of Israel in New York, the Jewish National Fund and as a member of the speakers bureau of the United Jewish Communities/ Federations of North America. She tenured as a Senior Research Fellow with the Institute for Policy and Strategy at the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, also working with two of Israel’s national security advisors, including as past member of Israel’s Forum for National Responsibility.
Together with a consortium of Israeli Jewish and Arab entrepreneurs, she founded an innovative Israeli NGO – “Synergy – Coming from Peace” – that uses breakthroughs in broad thinking in order to forge new possibilities for those populations living in conflict areas such as our own, to live in Peace.