Roy is a Managing Director at aMoon Velocity, where he leads deal teams, manages sourcing, and sits on the boards of IBEX Medical Analytics and Eleos Health. Additionally, he leads StarFinder Lab, our collaboration with Roche Diagnostics.
Roy is passionate about capturing moments, whether it is his passion for nature and wildlife photography or identifying promising start-ups at the right time and helping early-stage entrepreneurs turn their vision into reality. He was initially attracted to aMoon because of the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the world through partnering with exceptional entrepreneurs pursuing disruptive solutions.
Roy has over 15 years of investment experience, first as an M&A and Private Equity lawyer in New York, Hong Kong, and Tel Aviv, and later as a venture capitalist. Before joining aMoon, Roy was the CEO of Hutchison Kinrot, a global leading incubator and seed investor in water technologies & Cleantech, owned by Hong Kong conglomerate CK Hutchison Holdings. He led numerous investments in early-stage Israeli start-ups, serving on the boards of all portfolio companies and guiding them from technological concepts to early commercialization. Prior to that, he was a Partner at the International M&A and Capital Markets department of a leading Israeli law firm, heading its international private equity practice.
Roy spent nearly five years with the international law firm Weil Gotshal, working on complex M&A and Private Equity transactions, and was a member of the founding team of the firm's Hong Kong office. This too included representing healthcare start-ups and large healthcare strategics on various financing and M&A transactions.
Roy holds an LLB from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a dual MPA (Public & Economic Policy) from the London School of Economics and Columbia University. He is a certified lawyer in Israel and New York.