Mrs. Bernstein-Reich is an investment banker and business development specialist to emerging markets, active in India since 1997.
She is the Vice President of the Israel-Asia Chamber of Commerce, Chairperson of Israel-India, Sri Lanka and Nepal Chambers of Commerce and the President of the Israeli chapter of TiE, The Indus Entrepreneurs network.
A frequent speaker and writer about “Doing Business in India”. A columnist about India business in the Israeli magazine ‘The Marker’ and the Ha’aretz, Israel’s leading newspaper’s digital blog. Served as a consultant to the India-China Fund of the Israeli Ministry of Economy and managed the first Israel-India Innovation Bridge program that was initiated by Prime Minister Netanyahu and Prime Minister Modi.
Earlier in her career, co-founded several start-up companies in Boston, Santa Clara and Israel and worked with the Israeli technology incubators to promote strategic partnerships between Israeli and American technology companies in the Silicon Valley.
Served as a consultant to ‘The World Bank’ in Washington for economic development projects in Africa, Turkey, Dominican Republic and Sri Lanka. Also, acted as the executive producer of the "Bharati Show, the wonder that is India". A stage show that performed world-wide for over 13 years.
Was awarded 'An Iconic Women' Award 2016 by the WEF- Women Economic Forum , and S.P. Mandali’s WeSchool, Friend of India 2020 Award for economic contribution to India.
Holds an LL.B. degree from the Faculty of Law at the Tel Aviv University and is a member of the Israeli Bar. Holds an MBA in Finance from the University of San Francisco. (With distinction).
Mr. Arambhan has over Forty years of experience of working across sectors in India, mainly in promoters and CEO positions. Mr. Arambhan is the founder of the Arambhan Group of companies, employing over 500 people in areas of Shipping, Catering, freight forwarding, technology etc. Served as the Charter President of the Kiwanis Club of Mumbai First, part of Kiwanis International that supports children in 80 countries. He previously served as the Honorary Secretary of the Federation of Indo-Israel Chambers of Commerce. Mr. Arambhan graduated from Mumbai University majoring in Marine Communications, and holds special certification in Minicomputers & Microprocessors Electronics and Engineering from Pennsylvania ICS, USA.