Joseph Paritzky bio

Joseph Paritzky, Former Minister of Energy & National Infrastructure in Israel

1973-1976: Army Service

1978-1982: Hebrew University of Jerusalem, School of Law, LLB

1983: Member of the Israel Bar

1985-1987: USA – Member of NY Bar, NY Law practice

1988-1999: Business and international lawyer in a private Law Practice in Tel Aviv, Israel

1999 – 2006: Member of the 15th and 16th Knesset (Israeli Parliament). Here Joseph was a Member of the Finance Committee and a Representative of the Israeli Parliament to NATO Parliamentary Assembly

2003-2004: Member of the Government and Minister of Energy and National Infrastructure in the 30th Government. In charge of Energy Water and the Negev and Galilee Authorities

2006 until today:
Joseph established and headed “International Pipes” in Houston TX, which sold products and services in access of US$700 Million to the US pipeline industry (

Established and managed a consortium of investors in various energy projects in East Europe
Representation of “ACE VALVES”, the largest Korean Valve Manufacturer, in its Middle East business
Representation in Israel of GTM, the largest CNG Company in United States
Founder and partner in Israel CNG Corp., which built a CNG terminal and station in Israel.

Member of the board of the Texas Israel Chamber of Commerce

Lecturing in numerous international conventions and organizations about Energy, including UK, Korea, US, Cyprus

Published various articles regarding energy issues