top of page




Robert Singer is a businessman and senior executive, serving as Chairman of the Center for Jewish Impact (volunteer). In addition to this role, Mr. Singer serves as Chairman of Spero Impact Solutions, as well as a volunteer senior executive of several diplomatic, Jewish, and educational nonprofits and initiatives, including Alumot Or (Chairman), SASA Setton (President and Chairman), the Anières Program (co-founder), Combat Antisemitism Movement (Member of the Board of Governors), and Director of the IVN Executive Board. 

Singer has an extensive background in education, world Jewish affairs, and diplomacy. Most notably, he served as the chief executive officer and Executive Vice President of the World Jewish Congress from May 2013 until July 2019 and was responsible for historic contributions and strategic decisions made by the international Jewish NGO. He previously served as CEO of World ORT (1999 - 2013), and later their Chairman of the Board of Trustees (2020-2023).

Over the years, Singer traveled extensively throughout the world, visiting Jewish communities in more than 60 countries while enhancing these organizations' global diplomatic and educational presence. He has participated in meetings with presidents and prime ministers of various nations, as well as prominent government, business, faith, and civil society leaders, including Pope Francis, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, International Red Cross President Peter Maurer, and many others.

Mr. Singer has also spoken at, and participated in, many high-profile events on behalf of the world Jewry including at the United Nations in New York, addressing a demonstration outside the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, the 75th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre in Kyiv, international conferences of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), Organization of American States (OAS) counter-terrorism sessions, and the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem’s (ICEJ) Feast of Tabernacles, among others. Among other various public campaigns, Singer founded a digital worldwide campaign that reached over 2 billion people around the globe. On behalf of the Jewish diaspora and as a liaison for civil society, Singer regularly engages with Israeli government officials and other institutions in the Jewish state.

Prior to these roles, Mr. Singer was a senior officer in the IDF and the Prime Minister’s Office, where he initiated significant programs in Israel such as Na'aleh, Heftziba, Yanosh, and many others, and helped facilitate the aliyah of more than a million Soviet Jews to Israel in the late 1980s through Nativ.

Singer was born in Ukraine in 1956 and immigrated to Israel at the age of 15. He graduated from Tel Aviv University, Israel, in 1976 with a degree in Political Science and History. In 1996, he received a master's degree in management engineering from the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut.

bottom of page