Dr. Tomer Malchi
Executive Director and co-founder
Tomer holds a B.Sc., in Industrial and Labor relations from Cornell University. He holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc., and Ph.D from the Faculty of Agriculture at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Tomer has extensive experience in national and international development work in the field of agriculture, water and energy. As Executive Director, Tomer is responsible for project development and expanding CultivAid’s operations.
Chief Technical Officer and co-founder
Ben holds a B.Sc., in Soil and water science from the Faculty of Agriculture at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a M.Sc., in Desalination and Irrigation from the University of Ben Gurion in the Negev where he is currently in the process of his Ph.D. Ben has vast experience in agriculture and water management, working and managing agricultural projects for the past 10 years. He is an expert in irrigation & water systems, water treatment, plan nutrition, soil physics and chemistry.
Chief Operations Officer and co-founder
Yair holds a BSc. in biotechnology with a specialization in agriculture from Tel Hai College, and a M.Sc in business administration. As operational and financial manager Yair is responsible for planning and directing the organization’s daily activities. Yair has extensive expertise in vegetable production and crop management and has worked in various agricultural projects throughout Israel.
Human Resources and Office manager
Shir holds a MSc in Biochemistry, Food and Nutrition from the Faculty of Agriculture at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. A career change led her to work in the field of HR in various roles. She joins CultivAid with strong experience in the field of non-profit organizations and as an HR specialist at a non-profit organizations. Shir manages CultivAid’s HR department as well as the office in Israel.
Tanzania Country manager
David holds a B.Sc. in Agronomy from the Faculty of Agriculture at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is a graduate of the CultivAid internship program where he gained practical experience training farmers in Africa. He extended his knowledge working at a farm in Israel. David is the program manager for CultivAid’s operations in Tanzania, where he has established and is responsible for operation of AITEC Dodoma and expanding activities in Tanzania.
Ethiopia Field Coordinator
Hagos has a Diploma in crop production and marketing management from St. Mary College and a Degree in accounting from Mekelle University. He joined CultivAid in January 2018 following a six-month internship with CultivAid. Hagos has been the anchor of support in Mekelle, developing trainings and promoting agricultural
development through CultivAid’s unique hands-on approach. Hagos is managing CultivAid programs in Tigray and expanding activities in the region.
Alon has a B.Sc. in Plant Protection and an MSc. in Open Field Crops and Vegetables, from the Hebrew University’s Faculty of Agriculture. In addition to his knowledge, Alon brings a wealth of experience to CultivAid, with nearly 20 years of projects from around the world. Alon has both established and operated agricultural projects in Asia and Africa as well as multiple projects in Israel.
Engineer and logistical cordinator
Wondwosen was born and raised in Kechene, Addis Abeba. He graduated from Arba Minch university with a degree in water and environmental engineering. Wondwosen serves as CultivAid’s logistical coordinator for programs throughout Ethiopia.
Tamrat was born and raised in Debre Berhan, Ethiopia. He has a B.Sc College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences from Ambo University. Following his Internship with CultivAid, he was hired to be part of the North Shewa Development Program and has since engaged in Agricultural Development programs throughout Ethiopia and Kenya.
Bereket is from Debre Berhan, Ethiopia. He has a B.Sc in agriculture from the department of natural resources of Wolkite University. Following his Internship with CultivAid, he was hired to be part of the North Shewa Development Program and has since engaged in Agricultural Development programs throughout Ethiopia.
North Shewa regional Coordinator