Mr. Eytan Stibbe

Founding Partner and Steering Committee Member of Tamar Golan Africa Center

Member of Ben-Gurion University’s Board of Governors

Eytan Stibbe is a pioneer in the field of IMPACT investing. After serving as a pilot in the Israeli Air Force, Mr. Stibbe worked for Israel Aerospace Industries as a consultant on the IAI Lavi initiative. In 1985, he founded a company that built and managed infrastructure projects in developing countries. Mr. Stibbe was primarily responsible for the firm’s financing apparatus and for ensuring international cooperation. The company’s enterprises included farms, agricultural processing plants, youth villages, and airports.

In 2010, Mr. Stibbe founded the Vital Capital Fund, which aims to improve the personal, economic, and social welfare of underprivileged communities, primarily in Africa. The fund conducts socially conscious investing while keeping to ESG criteria. Through the fund’s projects, millions of people have gained access to vital services, such as clean drinking water, electricity, and healthcare.

Eytan Stibbe is currently a member of the World Economic Forum and the Bridges Israel Strategic Advisory Board as well as a founding partner of the Anatta Foundation.

In April 2022, Eytan Stibbe was a crew member of the Ax-1 mission, the world’s first commercial space mission to the International Space Station. Eytan took with him a 19th century map of Africa with nearly no boarders, and shared his experience live from the ISS with African women. The complete work plan of Eytan in space, called the Rakia Mission, included science, art and education and succeeded to excite many people and raise their curiosity about space exploration and the sustainability of our planet Earth.