Ran Grodecki is a co-founder and managing partner at Bridges Israel, the first international impact investment fund entering Israel. Prior to founding Bridges Israel, Ran had 15 years of private equity investment experience, including 10 years as co-founder and managing partner of Beresheit Fund, a NIS 2 billion “Manof Fund”, where Ran led complex transactions across the capital structure of leading Israeli companies. Prior to Beresheit he served as senior vice president at Markstone capital investment team. Ran also had 8 years of executive level management experience, as head of corporate finance and economics at Partner Communications (orange), and at Ampa ltd. Ran began his career with 3 years of practicing corporate and commercial law at Herzog, Fox & Neeman. Prior to his business career Ran served for 6 years in the Israeli Navy as a naval officer. Ran holds an MBA, Magna Cum Laude, from Stern School of Business, NYU, and an LLB degree from the Buchman Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University.