Mr. Avner Lushi co-founded Guangzhou Sino-Israel Bio-industry Investment Fund (GIBF), a $100 million fund focused on introducing Israeli and western life sciences companies to the Chinese market, in which he also serves as a Managing Partner & CEO. From 2004 to 2015 Avner served as a Partner and Managing Director of Israel Healthcare Ventures (IHCV), a prominent Israeli life sciences venture capital fund. Before joining IHCV Avner was the Co-Founder & CEO of Life Sciences Transaction Support Ltd. (LTS), a PwC subsidiary dealing with life sciences investment banking.
Avner served as an independent board member in 7 industrial public companies, the two last active ones being Raval ICS Ltd. and Ram-On Investments and Holdings (1999) Ltd. In addition, he represented IHCV and representing GIBF in numerous portfolio companies. Prior to turning to the private sector, Avner served in senior positions at the Israeli Prime Minister Chamber and the Israeli Supreme Court.
Avner holds LLM in Law from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, LLB in Law and BA in Economics from the Haifa University.