Liora Bowers /
Director of Finance, Operations and Policy Analysis

Liora Bowers is the Director of Finance, Operations and Policy Analysis at the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel. Liora’s work areas include finance, budgeting and HR, and she is also responsible for developing policy briefs providing context and policy recommendations on current socioeconomic issues.  Several recent areas of focus include flexicurity labor policy, privatization in the healthcare system, pensions and social security, and health system priorities. Before joining the Taub Center, Liora was the Director of Health Policy and Practice for the Berkeley Forum project, a major health reform initiative involving the largest private and public sector healthcare organizations in California.  Liora has policy, strategy and finance experience with various for-profit and non-profit organizations, including Deloitte Consulting, Onyx Pharmaceuticals (now Amgen), the Clinton Foundation and Stanford Financial.  Liora holds an MBA with honors from the Haas School of Business and an MPH from UC Berkeley.  She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.S. in International Economics from Georgetown University, where she played #1 singles on the women’s Division I tennis team.