Our Team

Our team at Geoteva comes from a wide variety of disciplines in order to provide the most well-rounded consultations possible. Our staff includes hydrologists, engineers, ecologists, urban planners, GIS experts, green building consultants, air quality experts, a landscape architect, and more! 

Read below to find out more about our staff and their academic and work experience.

David Meninger CEO
Graduate of the Department of Geography with a specialization in Physical Geography and trends in Environmental Planning and Geomorphology from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

Expert in ecological aspects and their association with the morphological structure. For 20 years, he managed and worked as a park ranger in the Yehuda Desert and Dead Sea regions for the Israel Nature and Park’s Authority before establishing Geoteva.
Nataly Ohayon Office Manager
B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management, Sami Shimon College

Experienced in administrative management of large and small office spaces. In charge of implementation, project price quotes, collection, funds, and payments.
Daniel Zamler Associate, Head of the Department of Environmental and Urban Planning
M.A. in geomorphology and hydro-thermology from the Department of Geography and Environmental Development, Ben Gurion University of the Negev.

B.A. in Geography and Environmental Development from Ben Gurion University of the Negev, with an emphasis on physical geography.

Extensive knowledge in a wide variety of environmental and statutory issues, expertise in landscape restoration of horizontal infrastructure and the interface between ecology and geomorphology between open spaces and settlements.

Extensive experience in promoting, consulting, and managing environmental plans, including an assortment of written environmental reports.

In addition, he has expertise as a tour guide and tourism consultant, with an emphasis on desert tourism.
Daniel Meninger-Cohen Associate, Head of Business Development and the Department of Energy, Management of Natural Resources, and Environmental Impact Assessments
M.A. In management and economics of natural resources, from the University of Haifa, from the Department of Management in the track of natural resources management.

B.A. In geography and environmental development at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in the fields of environmental protection.

She has knowledge and experience in environmental consulting, sustainable management, corporate responsibility, environmental reports and strategic and statutory planning.

Director and editor of field surveys specializing in the realm of green energy. She has extensive knowledge and experience with wind turbine initiatives.
Reut Ein-Gil Associate, Head of the Deparment of Ecology
M.Sc. in Ecology from the Department of Life Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

B.A. in Geography and Environmental Development from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in the fields of Geomorphology and Soils.

Experienced in the fields of Environmental Preservation, Ecology, and Zoology, with an emphasis in sandy habitats and Loess soil habitats, reptile ecology, and field work.
Raz Studny Head of the Department of Water and Environmental Engineering
M.Sc in Hydrology and Water Resources, The Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev – Focusing on hydrochemistry, aquifer recharge and monitoring of groundwater contamination using gas chromatography and stable water isotope analysis.

B.Sc in Environmental sciences, Tel-Hai academic college.

Experience in project management and environmental consulting in the area of seawater desalination and renewable energy – writing of environmental reports for desalination facilities and power plants (Natural gas, solar and wind), risk assessment (with ALOHA), runoff management and drainage reports and use of GIS software.
Kobi Havusha Team leader for the Department of Hydrology
M.Sc. in Geomorphology of Rivers from the Department for Earth and Environmental Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev.

B.Sc. in Geological and Environmental Sciences in the track of Dynamic Geology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev.

Knowledgeable in geology and geomorphology, and the dynamics of watersheds and watershed boundaries. Experiences in building Photogrametric models, programming in MATLAB, and working with various Geographic Information Systems.