Meet The Team

Dorit Banet

Dorit Banet

Founder & CEO

Dorit Davidovich Banet has been managing Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy since it’s establishment in 2006. Among her accomplishments are energy efficiency projects in Eilat and Eilot region, several education programs, cooperation with the European union, Timna 50 MW solar field and establishing Israel’s leading RE conference held bi-annually.

Prior to this position Dorit was head of the environment unit Eilat-Eilot for 8 years. That was were the idea of renewable energy as a catalyst for sustainable development in the region was first created.

Dorit holds an Ma. in Geomorphology studies from Ben Gurion University, focusing on stratigrafics issues and earthquakes.

Noam Ilan

Noam Ilan

VP Technology Development

Noam is vice president of business development and co-founder of Capital Nature, a renewable energy technologies investment firm. He is also the founder and chairman of the Eilat Eilot renewable energy international conference.

Between 2006 and 2010 Noam co-founded and managed the The Eilat Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative, creating a unique model for solving the energy crisis while generating substantial regional development.

Prior to this position Noam was engaged in business development and consulting in the field of Renewable Energy, pioneering bio-fuel production in Israel and promoting solar energy legislation in the Israeli Parliament. In the 90′ Noam founded and managed Cortext Ltd, an innovative software development company with leading clients in Israel and abroad. Noam holds a masters degree in environmental studies from Tel Aviv University, focusing on renewable energy. He is very familiar with the Israeli and global renewable energy technology market place and is a well-known speaker on those topics.


Naama Aloni

Administrative and ‘Sustainergy’ Coordinator

Na’ama was born on Kibbutz Yotvata and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Community Theater from Tel Aviv University. She was sent by the Jewish Agency to Australia as an emissary and worked there for a number of years as an administrative manager. Naama has been the administrative head of Eilat Eilot since 2011. She is also the coordinator of the International Youth Competition Sustainergy.


Avital Nusinow

Education, Tourism & Training

Avital is the Education, Tourism and Training Co-ordinator at Eilat Eilot. She has been in the role since 2012 and continues to promote renewable energy education in the region through co-ordinating training courses, programs for students, tours and other projects.

Prior to joining the Eilat Eilot team, Avital managed and co-ordinated co-existence programs for BINA – an organization that promotes empowerment through dialogue, informal education and other methods throughout neighborhoods in Jaffa and Tel Aviv.

Dafna Levy

Dafna Levy

Webmaster and Content Developer

Dafna works on everything that is internet or computer related in our organization. She has a B.a in psychology, and has worked in freelance web developing prior to joining the Eilat-Eilot team.

Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson

Resource Development

Mike moved to Israel from the United Kingdom in 2013 and since 2007 has been involved in resource development for environmental and intercultural dialogue projects. He has a Higher National Diploma in Environmental Conservation and a BSc in Countryside Management from the University of Wales Aberystwyth. He worked for the Farming and Rural Conservation Agency and worked for seven years at the Welsh Assembly Government in the Agriculture Department and Environmental Policy Unit.

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Shirley Satanower

Accelerator Coordinator

Dr. Shirley Satanower is the coordinator of “The Manbeta” – Eilot local accelerator. She came to work in the accelerator after two years as R&D manager at a biotech start-up company. Shirley also holds a Ph.D in microbiology and has extensive experience in managing and executing research projects. As part of her role as the coordinator she will promote the accelerator and its importance in Hevel Eilot and beyond the region, support and escort selected start-ups and incorporate entrepreneurship in the dialogue of the Hevel Eilot settelments.