Deputy Commissioner (ret.) Zvika Tessler

Lecturer in National Resilience and Organizational Resilience


Deputy Commissioner (ret.) Zvika Tessler is a lecturer in the course “Introduction to National Resilience.” In addition, he served as the Director of a philanthropic project to establish “homes for life” for people with disabilities and as the director of two companies. Tessler was VP of Human Resources in the Yavneh Business, Hapoel Mizrahi Group for Cooperative Settlement Ltd.

Tessler was discharged from the IDF with the rank of brigadier general after completing a variety of positions: Chief of Staff of the Home Front Command; Commander of the Dan District in the Home Front Command; Commander of a battalion commander course; Head of the Defense Department at Air Force Headquarters; Commander of Operational Squadrons and Training Squadron in the Air Force; and a helicopter pilot. In the Israel Police, he served as Director of the Department of Planning and Organization and retired with the rank of Deputy Commissioner.


National Security College, IDF with honors
Graduate, Economic Management Course
McKinsey Company
Master's degree with honors
Political Science, University of Haifa
Bachelor's degree with honors
Human Resource Management, Ben Gurion University