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Meet the ZF team

Paul Charney


Paul CharneyPaul was elected to be the public figure head of the organisation in 2012. He writes and speaks frequently on Israel and the wider Middle East, and represents the ZF and Zionist supporters at events across the country.

Born in South Africa, Paul lived for many years in Israel, where he served as a tank Officer in the IDF. Having then moved and studied in the UK, he now runs his own property evaluation business.

Steve Winston

Executive Director & Campaigns Manager

Steve came to the ZF after a successful 25-year career in architecture and project management. Recently taking ion the role of Executive Director, Steve continues to oversee the development and running of ZF campaigns.
Steve was born in the UK but grew up in the Jewish community in Pretoria, South Africa before spending a year living in Israel doing Ulpan on kibbutz Ma’agan Michael where his love for Israel and Zionism grew, a passion which brought him to the ZF. Steve is also an accomplished professional photographer being short-listed for a Travel Photographer of the Year award for his life portraiture of people in the old city of Jerusalem.

Melissa Stock

Events & Office Administrator



Dalia Hajioff

Events Manager

Dalia was born in Israel, moving to Italy and Germany before settling permanently in the UK at the age of 12. She is married with four children – two of them now living in Israel – and seven grandchildren. Dalia has been at the ZF for over 10 years and has been responsible for a vast number of ZF events during that time.

She enjoys organising the hospitality and logistic for speakers and performers visiting the UK. In her spare time, Dalia is very involved in her local community and synagogue. She likes cooking entertaining, planning parties, concerts and going to Israel.