Our Team

Amphibio Ltd was founded by Amit Tal. Amit is an environmental consultant and planner with 25 years of relevant experience. He received his M.Sc. in Environmental Science (magna cum laude) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and has graduated continuing education programs and other courses at Tel Aviv University, The Israel Management Center and TNO-Netherlands (surveys of environmental risks). He is qualified by the Standards Institution of Israel as a green building advisor.
Amit has consulted for, coordinated and managed hundreds of environmental projects in Israel and abroad, including projects in Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa and the Far East, funded by the Inter-American Development Bank and the World Bank respectively.

His environmental involvement in Israel includes activities in professional bodies, holding positions such as:
• board member (formerly) in the Israel Water Association
• member of the Israel Society of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
• member of the Israel Association of Water Resources

Making up Amphibio's team are first-rate professionals forming a rich multidisciplinary mosaic of academic education and knowledge in environmental science and engineering and the natural sciences. The team has built up considerable experience working with governmental and local authorities and driving complex projects. In addition, Amphibio regularly hires the services of specialist advisers who are at the forefront of their respective fields of expertise in Israel, when the projects so require.

Shay Eldad

Environmental planner, adviser and project manager. B.Sc. and M.Sc. (magna cum laude) in soil and water science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Faculty of Agriculture. Handles green-building projects—support and certification to Standard 5281—as well as projects in hydrology and drainage: water and streams, rain and runoffs, and water-preserving construction. Knowledgeable and experienced in computerized hydrologic models and the GIS and AutoCAD environments, in ecologic and environmental surveys and urban environment.

Barak Blonder

Environmental consultant and project manager with a bachelor's degree (B.Sc.) and a Master's degree with honors (M.Sc.) in Geology and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Ben Gurion University. Specializes in ecological surveys, soil surveys and soil gas surveys as well as treating contaminated soils.

Oshrat Segal

Amphibio's office and accounts manager with a B.A in Social Sciences and Sociology from Tel Aviv University.

Dr. Menahem Weinbaum Hefetz

Environmental consultant and project manager with a PhD and a Postdoc in the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev.  Specializes in the stratigraphy of Israel and the Levant region, contaminated soils, gas and soil surveys, seismic hazards, excess soil solutions. Hydrogeological and geological consultant. Lectures in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev.

Adva Shalev

Environmental consultant with a bachelor's degree (B.Sc.)in marine sciences and a Master's degree (M.Sc.) in Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion. Specializes in ecological surveys, soil surveys and soil gas surveys as well as treating contaminated soils. 

Itay Lipstein

Environmental consultant and project manager with a bachelor's degree (B.Sc.) in Earth Sciences with specialization in Climate-Atmosphere-Oceanography from the Hebrew University of Jeruslem and a Master's degree (M.Sc.) in Environmental Engineering from Tel Aviv University. Specializes in environmental planning, process and emissions analyses, air pollution, and acoustics.

Dr. Daniela Kopel

Ecologist and environmental consultant holds a BA from the Faculty of Chemistry, Technion. MA and Ph.D. from the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Haifa. Postdoctoral research from the Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing Institute at Osnabruck University, Germany. Specializes in botanical, ecological and environmental surveys.

Osnat Wijler

Environmental consultant and project manager with a bachelor's degree (B.Sc.) in Geography and Environmental science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Specializes in environmental planning, environmental surveys, and mapping (GIS).

Dr. Michael Alexander

Urban planner and environmental consultant. B.A. from the Univ. of Pennsylvania (magna cum laude); M.A. and Graduate of the Institute for Urban and Regional Studies from the Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem; Ph.D. in urban policy from the Univ. of Amsterdam (Dept. of Geography and Planning). Diverse experience in planning and implementation of municipal policies spanning the socio-economic fields as well as transportation. As a consultant in the Planning Division of Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality, he initiated and planned the city's first "Green Transport Network" for non-motorized movement in the city (pedestrians and cyclists) and was responsible for the establishment of Israel's first urban cycling network infrastructure (now expanded beyond Tel Aviv to the Dan metropolitan area), pioneering a shift in Israeli planning paradigms regarding non-motorized transport.

Dr. Rotem Hayek

Green building and thermal consultant, with a B.Sc in materials engineering from Ben Gurion University, as well as M.Sc and Ph.D in energy engineering from Ben Gurion University. My researches in the academy focused on green building materials, and more specifically on the use of natural materials.

Working as an external lecturer in courses focusing on green buildings and building materials in the department of civil and environmental engineering at Ben Gurion University.

Finished the course for green building consultants of the Israeli green building council (ILGBC).   

Eng. Reuven Geinosar

Graduated the Technion institug.te in Haifa, un the field of industrial engineering and economic. Above 25 years as managing director in industrial firms. Last 15 years as consulting in fields of management, quality assurance and financing.

Yaakov Florentin, PhD

Green building consultant. BSc in Geophysics and Geography from Tel Aviv University, MSc and PhD in desert architecture from the Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, specializing in thermal simulations, bio-climatic design, natural building materials and consults for the Israeli green building standard – 5281.  

Manar Boukei

Environmental Engineer, environmental consultant and project manager. B.Sc. in Environmental Engineering from the Technion- Israel Institute of Technology, specializing in Atmosphere and Sea, Remote Sensing. Specializes in process and emissions analyses, air pollution, acoustics, environmental planning and mapping.

Anat Cohen

Environmental consultant and project manager. B.Sc. in Earth Sciences and M.Sc in Hydrology and Water Resources from the Hebrew University of Jeruslem. Specializes in hydrological surveys, soil surveys and soil gas surveys.



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Our address: HaYasmin Street 1 (Ziva House), Ramat Efal Seminar, Ramat Gan.
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