Late Dr. Shimrit Perkol-Finkel was the CEO and Co-Founder of ECOncrete, a brilliant marine biologist, and a visionary innovator.
A world-expert in ecological engineering, Shimrit’s creativity and entrepreneurship changed the trajectory of marine construction. She was an EU Marie Curie Fellow, received dozens of international innovation awards, and authored over 20 scientific papers. Her contributions to the marine environment she loved are boundless.
Shimrit lost her life in a tragic car accident in March of 2021, leaving behind a legacy of ecological construction thinking aimed at bridging coastal development and sustainability. She was a mother of three, wife, sister, and dear friend.
Shimrit was one of those unique people who actually changed the world.