Heylel-li's research interests are international accounting and securities law. In particular, She is interested in understanding frictions created by information asymmetries and financial regulation on capital markets around the world. This includes their impact on investors and management decision-making and firms' performance. Finally, she is also interested in how the institutional environment influences regulators' decision-making, particularly in global context.
Before joining Coller school's Phd program, Heylel-li worked at Sodastream Israel as the controller. At Sodastream Israel, she had full responsibility for the budget, the internal controls and the financial statements which were prepared according to IFRS. She also worked at KPMG Israel in the audit and professional practice departments and taught several accounting courses in the undergraduate programs at the Hebrew University and Ono academic college.
Heylel-li earned her BA in accounting and economics, Magna cum Laude, from the Hebrew University, MBA in financial management from Tel Aviv University and MS in management from Boston University.