Ambassador of Israel to Panama
H.E. Itai Bardov
Ambassador of Israel in Panamá and
Non Resident in Barbados, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago
He joined the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs in April 2006.
July 2021 Ambassador of Israel to Panama, and Non Resident in Barbados,
Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago and CARICOM
2018 – 2021 Director of the Israeli Consulates in the USA Department at the North American Bureau in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2016 - 2018 Spokesperson for the Embassy of Israel in Washington, D.C.
2014 - 2016 Counselor for Political Affairs at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, USA.
2013 - 2014 Director of the Foreign Ministry’s cadet course.
2012 - 2013 Palestinian Desk of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs headquarters.
2009 - 2012 Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Israel in Zagreb, Croatia.
2007 - 2009 Head of the Political Department at the Israeli Embassy in Amman, Jordan.
Itai received his undergraduate degree in Political Science and International Relations from the Open University of Israel and a master's degree in Business Administration from the Ono Academic College.
He served as major at the IDF forces at the Artillery corps and the Israeli Border Police.
Married to Sarit and father of three children.
Languages: Hebrew, English, Spanish and moderate knowledge of Arabic.