Bachelor of Science in Economics, University London, 1958.
With Israeli Intelligence Community, 1960's-70's. Advisor to prime minister Prime Minister' General’ s Office, Israel, 1976-1980. Advisor to Minister of Defense, Israel, 1980-1985.
Chairman board director International Computers Limited, Tel Aviv, 1986—1993, GBM, Inc. United Kingdom, Givataim, Israel, since 1993. Chairman Nevatim Aviation Services, since 2002.
Chairman National Committee Jewish Property Restitution. Member 17th Knesset, Tel Aviv, 2006—2009. Minister senior citizens Office of Prime Minister, 2006—2009, member political-security cabinet, 2006—2009.
Married Miriam Lutzansky. Children: Yael, Sharon, Yuval.