Dov Segev-Steinberg was born in Tel Aviv in 1956. After serving in the Israel ́s Defence Force, Mr. Segev-Steinberg studied in Tel Aviv University and received a combined degree in Arabic Literature and History of the Middle East. Mr. Segev-Steinberg entered Israel ́s Foreign Service in 1983. During his diplomatic career, Mr. Segev-Steinberg had various diplomatic postings abroad, including the United States, China, India, Egypt, Qatar, and South Africa, where he served as Israel ́s Ambassador between 2008 and 2013. In addition, Mr. Segev-Steinberg held positions in the Headquarters of Israel ́s Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem, amongst them heading the Egypt Department and dealing with other issues related to the Middle East. From September 2016, Mr. Dov Segev-Steinberg is serving as the Ambassador of Israel to Finland and as a non-resident Ambassador to Estonia.