Raphi Mandelbaum, Ph.D.

CEO and Founder,
LDD Advanced Technologies Ltd.

Dr. Mandelbaum is the founder and CEO of LDD Advanced Technologies, the largest and most veteran environmental remediation company in Israel. He has over 30 years of experience in biodegradation of pollutants in soil and groundwater, with particular emphasis on the remediation of recalcitrant pollutants arising from industrial and agricultural activities.

Dr. Mandelbaum has vast experience from the execution of hundreds of projects managed by LDD in which soil and groundwater investigation/remediation was conducted. He has considerable experience in cleanup of hazardous waste and serves as a managing partner in Biosoil, the main company in Israel licensed to bio-remediate hazardous waste. Dr. Mandelbaum is familiar with costs and regulations associated with hands on remediation projects in Israel and in other countries and he has successfully worked in the past with international companies and in projects abroad. Dr. Mandelbaum serves on the board of directors of the Israeli Society of Ecology and Environmental Sciences and also serves as a treasurer of the Society.

Dr. Mandelbaum has been teaching a graduate course in Environmental Microbiology in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the last 22 years.