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An Annual Showcase of Impact Investment Fund Managers
Eytan Stibbe – Founding Partner More Info
Mr. Eytan M. Stibbe, the Founding Director of Vital Capital Fund, has been involved in investment in Africa for the past 26 years. Mr. Stibbe studied Mathematics and Computer Science at Bar Ilan University and completed his Masters in Business Administration at the European University in Belgium. Among his many professional accomplishments, Mr. Stibbe has worked extensively in initiating business and financing ventures worldwide, primarily in developing countries, including many countries in Africa. His vision and leadership have led to the initiation, implementation and successful completion of high-profile projects throughout this region, with a consistent focus on aligning humanitarian objectives with financial and business interests. Mr. Stibbe’s successes in this regard have become a hallmark of his involvement in any project or investment and have resulted in tangible improvements in the quality of life for tens of thousands of people.
Alexander Oppenheim – Managing Partner More Info
Mr. Alexander Oppenheim earned undergraduate degrees in geography and economics at Hebrew University and a Masters in Public Administration at Harvard University. Mr Oppenheim also holds a LLB (Bachelor of Laws) from Tel Aviv University. Mr. Oppenheim has served as Executive Vice President of the International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ Associations. He has implemented a wide range of airport and air traffic control projects throughout Africa. Most recently, Mr. Oppenheim has served as the Director General of Aldeia Nova, an innovative, fully integrated agricultural and rural development project throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.
Professor Jimmy Weinblatt – Investment Committee More Info
Prof. Jimmy Weinblatt was born in Alexandria, Egypt. He holds a BA, MA and PhD in Economics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. From 1978 to 1981 he was Principal Investigator at the David Horowitz Institute for the Research of Developing Countries at Tel Aviv University and was active in various research institutions such as The Maurice Falk Institute for Economics Research in Israel. He was Marsha and Kenneth Tucker Professor of Economic Development, working in the capacities of lecturer, researcher and investigator. From 2002 to 2010 Prof. Weinblatt was Rector of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Prof. Weinblatt is a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania and a member of the American Economic Association. He has written numerous articles and books on economic and social issues and related subjects. He is currently President of Sapir Academic College.
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