Mr. Blumenfeld, an independent consultant for advanced water and wastewater treatment, provides the Vital Capital Fund with professional services regarding its projects in Africa and Latin America. Mr. Blumenfeld’s expertise reflects an 18-year career of planning, building and operating wastewater treatment, biogas, desalination and waste-to-energy plants for municipalities and industry in Spain, Latin America and Africa.  

Mr. Blumenfeld began his career as the founder of a successful wastewater treatment solution company, and then served as the Business Development and Technology Manager of a clean technology group. In that position, Mr. Blumenthal created successful BOT models for municipal wastewater reuse plants in Peru, founded waste-to-energy projects in Chile and Spain, and deployed advanced wastewater treatment solutions for firms in various regions throughout Latin America.

Mr. Blumenfeld holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Israel’s Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.