Dekel was senior Finance Manager with Taché Group of companies for 10 years. Prior to joining Taché, he worked as a management consultant, advising growth companies; Dekel is also a former managing director in a boutique private equity firm in Israel specializing in investments in family and co-operative firms; He also worked as an economist in a real estate development, publicly traded company. He holds a BA in economics, with high distinction, from Tel Aviv University and an MBA from INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France). He was also a co-founder of TAU Capital Investments Ltd a multi-strategy hedge fund which was later sold to prominent financial institution in Israel. Dekel is also involved in volunteer activity. Since 2011 he is a member of the management board of the Tachkemoni Jewish school in Antwerpen.