We are very pleased to announce that Professor Alan (Avi) Kirschenbaum has joined the BeST team!!
Professor Kirschenbaum brings with him a wealth of experience in the field of disaster management and has served as a Senior Research Fellow at the Neaman Institute for National Policy Research at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology and as the initiator and coordinator of The BEMOSA consortium, a 15 partner Europe-wide research project aimed at improving security in airports. He was also a participating partner in PsyCris, an EU project dealing with mass disasters and its psychosocial consequences, during which his focus was on contingency planning.
Professor Kirschenbaum is also a member of the Advisory Council for Aviation Research and Innovation in Europe (ACARE) Workgroup for Safety and Security. In addition to authoring numerous scientific journal articles and book chapters, he has served on the editorial boards of leading international journals, on executive boards of international research committees, international academic associations and was a past director of research of the Population Behavior Section, Israel’s Home Front Command.
Professor Kirschenbaum remarked “I am very excited to join BeST, whose management and employees reflect the highest level of work ethic and performance in a wide area of disciplines. My decision to join reflects my belief in extrapolating applied research in the behavioral sciences to provide innovative and cutting-edge products that has become an integral part of BeST’s service platform”.
“We are happy to see Professor Kirschenbaum join our team, as we see the immense added value that will be provided to our clients as BeST continues in its never-ending pursuit of providing a unique system set apart from solutions on the market by its ability to not only identify gaps in organizations’ policies and practices but also to explore the causative factors behind such gaps” says BeST Co-CEO Mr. Dotan Sagi