Shimrit Perkol-FinkelCEO & Chief Scientist at ECOncrete
Dr. Shimrit Perkol-Finkel is the co-founder and CEO of ECOncrete Tech Ltd, a world leader in bio-enhancing concrete technologies, chosen as one of TIME Magazine 100 Best Inventions in 2019. Shimrit has over 20 years of experience in Marine Biology and Ecology, in over 30 counties, specializing in ecological enhancement of urban marine habitats and is considered a world expert in ecological engineering. Shimrit won the prestigious EU Women Innovators award, chosen as Forward Actor of the Year in the 2019 GreenTech Festival, and was noted as one of Fast Company’s 2019 top 100 Most Creative People in Business.
Shimrit holds a B.Sc. in Life Sciences, M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Zoology (Tel-Aviv University), Post-Doc (University of Bologna) - EU Marie Curie Fellow.