Tsafrir is a PhD student at the Kenan-Flagler Business School, UNC, Accounting department. He is interested in cyber-security and capital markets regulation, information disclosure policies, insurance and capital optimization. Previously, he was a researcher at the Coller School of Management, Tel Aviv University. He has interned as a financial consultant at Ernst&Young, Israel’s top accounting firm, at the Transaction Advisory Services (TAS). During his internship he utilized financial modelling and optimization tools to support transaction analysis. His work concerned insurance companies, high-tech startups, the energy sector and general retail.