Noam specializes in infrastructures and energy and has extensive governmental experience, including with respect to policy setting, advancement of legislation, regulation, tenders, licenses, agreements, financing and other aspects regarding the development of infrastructures and energy projects, including energy efficiency projects.
From 2001 to 2010, Noam served as senior legal advisor in the Israeli Ministry of Energy and Water Resources and as legal advisor to the Israeli Natural Gas Authority. In these positions, Noam led the entirety of subjects in connection with the Israeli government’s electricity and natural gas policy.
Electricity – Private sector electricity generation and renewable energies, including: advancement of governmental policy decisions and regulations; PPAs; planning and financing of projects; and BOT tenders for the establishment of solar power plants in Ashalim. In addition, Noam led all Israel Electric Company issues under the Israeli Ministry of Energy and Water Resources’ authority.
Natural gas – Establishment of the Israeli natural gas policy and regulatory framework, including: suppliers’ infrastructures, transmission system, distribution networks, LNG, CNG, storage, drafting of regulations and standards of service, tariffs setting, tenders issuance, grant of licenses, drafting of the primary agreements between suppliers, licensees, shippers and consumers, safety issues and statutory planning.
Natural gas and oil explorations – The grant of lease rights to the “Tamar” and “Dalit” fields.
In his previous positions Noam has served as the legal advisor to the Council for Cable and Satellite at the Israeli Ministry of Communications and as the legal advisor to the Israeli Earth and Marine Research Administration.
LL.B, Tel-Aviv University
MBA, Australian Graduate School of Management,
University of Sydney, Australia
Admitted to Practice
Israel Bar Association, 1996