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Roni Tidhar

Mr Roni Tidhar

Head of Int’l Consulting – Security & Safety

Israel Airports Authority – Ben-Gurion Int’l Airport TLV


Roni Tidhar is Head of Security & Safety Int’l Consulting for the Israel Airports Authority and leads IAA teams that work with overseas airports, airlines, air authorities and regulators. He has worked in Security Division of Ben-Gurion Int’l Airport (TLV) for the past 27 years since he was a Ground Marshal through all field and command posts to become Duty Security Manager. Parallel to that, working also as a Ground / Air Marshal and Security Manager for EL-AL Israeli Airlines – Roni has both local and international experience in security operations and emergency management for civil aviation and has considerable expertise in airports security management (landside and passenger’s security operations, command and control centres, employee recruitment, training, procedures, planning physical elements, budgets, permits, etc.), working intensively with various National/Int’l Regulators.


He holds B.A. degree from Hebrew University, Jerusalem in Political Sciences & Far East Studies, and MA degree in Security & Diplomacy for Senior Managers from Tel-Aviv University.


On top of that – Roni serves currently as Colonel (Res.), Deputy Commander Haifa Region, Home front Command, IDF. He has extensive knowledge of Emergency management in events like whether/Nature/Manmade Disasters; Rockets/Missile attacks Defence, etc. He has considerable operational experience from former commands in Armoured Corps & SOCOM. In addition – he volunteers as Patrol Commander for the Israeli National Police (weekends).