Mrs Rony Yedidia-Clein began her diplomatic career in 1994 as a member of the prestigious Cadets’ course, specialising in Administrative Affairs. She has previously served as Consul in the Consulate General of Israel in Istanbul, as Director of Administration in the Embassy of Israel in Moscow, as Deputy Consul General at the Consulate General of Israel to New England, as head of the Consular Liaison Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and as Senior Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Population and Immigration Authority. Mrs Rony Yedidia-Clein arrived in London in August 2013 to serve as Minister Counsellor for Public Diplomacy at the Embassy of Israel. Mrs. Yedidia-Clein holds a BA in English Literature from Tel Aviv University, an MA in American Studies from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and an additional MA in Public Policy, also from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She is married and lives with her husband in London, while their children are scattered around the world, in Israel, California and Singapore.