Dr. Nurit Gal is an energy expert, specializing in energy modelling, economic analysis, regulation, and long-term planning. Dr. Gal was the deputy to the chairman of the Israeli Electricity Authority over the Years 2014-2019. In this capacity, she designed the electricity market reform and the electricity wholesale market. She was also responsible for tariffs and regulations of power producers and renewable plants.
Before that Dr. Gal was the head of the Systems Analysis Department at the Israel Defense Forces General Staff, where she led the analysis related to long-term planning of the Israeli military forces.
Dr. Gal holds a B.Sc. in Math and Physics from the Hebrew University, a master's in business administration from Tel Aviv University, a Master of Public Administration from Harvard, a Master in Energy and Resources from Johns Hopkins University, and Ph.D. in Business Administration. Her Dissertation focused on Fuel Cost Uncertainty and Capacity Investment in Competitive Electricity Markets.