Founders and Partners
Miguel Abadi is CEO of Gems Advisors Ltd. Since the establishment of Gems he has been involved in numerous aspects of the group including the development of assets under management, the setting up of operations in various locations and the investment advisory activities. Today he heads up the Investment Advisory Committee and oversees various activities of GAL from London. Prior to Gems, Mr. Abadi worked in corporate banking for Multi Commercial Bank and in private banking at union Bancaire Privee. For many years he has served as an external consultant to Banque Worms (Geneve) SA (now part of Deutsche Bank.) Mr. Abadi is a certified public accountant and received his degree from the University of Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1987.
Michael Bloch is a Director (senior partner) with McKinsey, an international senior management consulting firm. Over his last twenty years at McKinsey, Michael has served clients across a number of different industries with a special emphasis on large performance transformation programs. He started his career in Switzerland then led Business Technology practice in France for five years before making alyah in 2010. Michael advises a number of non profit organizations on a pro bono basis.
Danny Chai is a mechanical engineer and partner at Camus Hydronics. He was born in Israel and served in the Israeli Army during the Yom Kippur war, where he sustained wounds defending the country. His deep love for education, which he inherited from his late father, coupled with his belief in the power of technology and his great vision, have helped Torah Live immeasurably. He lives in Toronto with his wife Anita where he is very involved with Ohr Ha’emet Sefardi School, Chabad, and other charitable organizations.
David Morris grew up in London, where he attended Hasmonean High School. After learning in Kerem B'Yavneh, he studied at the University of Westminster where he earned a degree in Business and Management, eventually joining his family's business. David has watched Torah Live grow from the very beginning, attending one of its first lectures. His ongoing support and guidance has helped Torah Live become the world provider for top quality educational material it has become today.
Stuart Ronson has been engaged in the metal recycling industry for over 45 years and has a wide experience of international trade. Together with his wife, he has for many years supported many charities and Jewish communal life, specifically related to Jewish Education from the primary school upwards. These include the Scopus Day Schools, having been both Treasurer and Governor. Mr. Ronson is Treasurer of the UK Friends of Sarah Herzog Hospital Jerusalem and an active supporter of the Laniado Hospital in Netanya.