Dr. Sheinin is an expert in the Israeli economy with over 30 years of experience. She specializes in building macroeconomic models for forecasting, economic analyses and simulations, particularly for the business sector. Her parallel line of expertise is investment management.
She is a cofounder of Economic Models Ltd, one of Israel’s foremost macroeconomic research, forecasting and economic consulting firms that served many of the largest and most significant business companies in the Israeli economy. Rachel focused on linking the macro forecasts to the specific products and services of clients.
Rachel is also a cofounder of Capital Market Models, an investment house for management of financial assets, and of Mutual Funds Models, a mutual fund management company, specializing in government and corporate bonds (in Israel and the USA).
Since 2016, Dr. Sheinin has served as Chairperson of the Investment Committee for Mutual Funds Models Ltd. and is currently the CEO of Capital Markets Models and Executive Vice President of Economic Models Ltd. She has lectured on various aspects of economics at various academic institutions.
From 2011-2019, Rachel served as a member of the Appointment Review Committee, an independent acting under the authority of the Government Companies Law.
Since 2005, Dr. Sheinin has served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Pinhas Sapir Center for Development at Tel Aviv University.
Dr. Sheinin has a Ph.D. & MA in economics from Tel Aviv University, and a BA in art history & economics from Tel Aviv University.