Yaakov Hagoel is the Chairman of the World Zionist Organization and Head of the Department for Activities in Israel and Countering Anti-Semitism. He is a member of The Jewish Agency Executive, a member of the Finance Committee and Co-Chair of the Task force on Anti-Semitism. Mr. Hagoel is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Keren Hayesod, of the Yad Vashem Council, and of the Herzl Council in the Prime Minister's Office. In the past, Mr. Hagoel served as Chairman of the World Zionist Youth Movement Council and as Executive Director of World Betar. Mr. Hagoel has been an Associate Member of The Jewish Agency's Board of Governors since 2010.