Yonatan is a consultant with NATIONAL’s Corporate Affairs practice in Toronto. Since joining the Firm, Yonatan has crafted unique communications plans and provided strategic counsel to one of the largest chambers of commerce in North America.
Prior to joining NATIONAL, Yonatan was the Director of Speechwriting and Public Relations at the Embassy of Israel in Ottawa. In this capacity, Yonatan worked with counterparts at Global Affairs Canada to coordinate announcements on bilateral trade, international development, and state visits. He also advised senior diplomats prior to appearances on Power and Politics, The West Block, and podcasts. Through his experience in high-stakes public diplomacy, Yonatan also brings a tested approach to issues management and crisis communications.
A policy wonk and football fanatic, Yonatan enjoys reading about U.S. presidential history, Canadian foreign policy, and watching Liverpool FC. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Political Studies and History from Queen’s University.