Dr. Ran Porat is a Research Fellow at the ICT, IDC Herzliya. He is a researcher and lecturer at the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilization, teaching Modern Middle East and Israel studies at Monash University Melbourne Australia.
He is a consultant for the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) and co-founder of the Association of Israelis in Australia (AIA). A former military intelligence officer in the IDF.