Commissioner, Israel Securities Authority, appointed by the Minister of Finance in March, 2016.
Head of the Israeli Law, Information and Technology Authority (ILITA), since September 2013, appointed by the Minister of Justice, Tzipi Livni. ILITA is the Israeli Data Protection Authority, and is empowered to enforce the Privacy Act – 1981 provisions which apply on all sectors of the economy.
Bachar is also a member of several public committees: Steering Committee of the "Digital Project" initiative, which is striving to harness and leverage the opportunity posed by the digital revolution and progress in information and communication technologies for the benefit of economic growth, reducing disparities and making the Israeli government smarter, faster, and a global leader in in the digital economy; The Steering Committee for the Protection of Critical National Infrastructure; The Supervisory Committee for the Trial Period of the Biometric Database and the National Smart Documentation Project; The National Council for Digital and Innovative Health in the Ministry of Health which was established to promote the health care system, by utilizing emerging opportunities in the new digital health technologies and innovations and implementing them at all levels; Steering Committee for the Promotion of the Government Leadership in Cyber Protection; Steering Committee of the "Government - Civil society" initiative; formerly served six years as a member of the "Board of Certified Public Accountants".
During the years 2008-2013 Bachar served as Head of the Israeli Corporations Authority (ICA). During his term, Bachar led significant reforms in corporation and none-profit organizations regulation. Bachar has also initiated the integration of advanced technological tools that have made a tremendous contribution to the ability of ICA to carry out its functions in an improved efficient and professional manner.
Prior to his position as head of ICA, Bachar served as Deputy of the District Public Defender for Jerusalem, in the Ministry of Justice. During that time Bachar taught courses in the field of criminal law in the academia (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and The Ramat Gan Law and Business College).
Mr. Bachar served in a series of legal positions in the IDF Military Advocate General, including the Military Command Defender of the Southern Command and the Military Court Judge of Yehuda governorates (reserves).
Bachar holds a BA and MA in law (honors) from the Hebrew University. Bachar has also graduated programs and courses in management, leadership and law, including the program for Social Policy and Management "ELKA", "Senior Staff in the Civil Service Program for the Development of Executives" at the Ministry of Justice, the "International Leaders of the US State Department" program, and the "Digital Leaders" program of the Israel Digital Venture, during which the digital leaders took part in the digital business school at Harvard University.