Board of Trustees


The board of trustees is an elected group of extraordinary individuals and represents the highest decision-making body of Dobrodeearium. Decides on the foundation's strategic matters, thus seeking to ensure the best interest of all stakeholders.

Dr. Barbara Kappel

Board Chairwoman

Barbara Kappel is an Austrian businesswoman and former politician, and as such she can draw on a broad and thorough array of impressive career achievements and activities both in the business world as well as in political life. She has covered various positions in reputable organizations in the industry and in the public sector. Further, she has also managed her own companies, primarily active in the fields of technology, which emphasizes her outspoken entrepreneurial spirit. This is complemented by activities in the humanitarian sector, including an orphanage support project in Central and Eastern Europe. With regard to her political activities, she has served as a Member of the Vienna Municipal Council, Vienna Landtag, and a Member of the European Parliament. In this capacity, she has gained ample experience as a member of key committees in the fields of industry and finance and as a member of the parliamentary delegations with the United States, South East Asia/ASEAN countries, and the Arab Peninsula. Barbara Kappel holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Innsbruck. She has two children and speaks German, English, French, and Italian.


Board Members

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Fadi Asly 

Writer, Entrepreneur 

Special Representative of the ICC Secretary-General for the Caucasus and Central Asia since 2021.
External Advisor to Bain & Company since 2020.
Chairman of Channel Georgia Consulting since 2016.
Senior Advisor to Rainmaker Partners UK since 2015.
Member of the Investor's Council under the Prime Minister of Georgia since 2015.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Georgian Mines and Energy since 2012.
Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce in Georgia since 2008.
Chairman of Agritechnics Holding since 1998.

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Itsik Moshe

Chairman of Israeli HouseVice President of EAI, European Alliance for Israel

Board member of The European Association for the Preservation and Promotion of Jewish Culture and Heritage (AEPJ), under the Council of Europe.President of the Israel-Georgia Chamber of Busines.

In the past he was:The first representative of the Jewish Agency in the Soviet Union from 1990.

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David Natroshvili

Managing Partner SPRIBE

David is a serial entrepreneur and executive with 25 years of experience in a wide range of industries.
As a managing partner at Spribe, he is now leading one of the most innovative iGaming providers that are currently disrupting the market. Just after 2 years of founding Spribe managed to attract the biggest players in the iGaming market and currently, Spribe’s games are available through more than 1500 operators around the globe.

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Nikoloz Gugeshashvili

Senior Project Manager

Founder of “The Georgian Diaspora”. Active in strengthening economic relations between Georgia and Ukraine, with numerous successful Georgian – Ukrainian business projects.
He has actively supported and funded orphanages and persons with disabilities, as well as the, wounded in Ukraine. In 2017 he was given the honor to be awarded the St. Nickolas Award by the Patriarch of Ukraine. In 2019 was nominated as the man Ukraine is proud of “The Pride of Ukraine”. Through his contributions, the church of “13 Asureri Monks” was built in Tbilisi. 

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Art Davidson

Writer, mountaineer, philanthropist 

 A writer with global recognition, a former mountaineer, and a philanthropist with a huge heart for children. He has been helping children in war-torn regions of the world for many years. 

Ignoring the dangers of war, Art arrived from the United States in Chernivtsi, together with his son Joe and daughter Cung to help. 

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Soso Mgeladze

Entrepreneur, philanthropist 

Prominent Georgian businessman, distinguished by his charitable work. Soso and his friends have been super active in helping the Ukrainian people since the start of the Russian aggression. 
They have not only donated large sums of money to Ukraine but are hosting up to 100 Ukrainian refugee families in Georgia, providing them with accommodation and support.  

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Irena Bryk

Founder and owner of the solar company "ISO Company". Serial entrepreneur and manager with 23 years of experience.

Expert in business system development and creative intelligence with more than 6,000 hours of personal coaching sessions, 4,000 hours of consultations, and sessions of personal growth.Awarded for her work in the rehabilitation of children from Donetsk and Luhansk.
Received Princess Olga award for services to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
Awarded the Golden Scythian Pectoral Medalfor Contribution to International Business Development and national entrepreneurship.
Winner of the All-Ukrainian project "Queen of Finance success" in the nomination" Environmental Business ".

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Esther Katz

A global tech executive. CMO with 25 years of versatile business experience

A visionary CMO and strategist focused on emerging tech. An accomplished Marketing Executive, with a successful career, bridging legacy business and Web 3, Esther is considered a true visionary having envisioned the potential and promise of Blockchain technology in its earliest stages.Esther has spearheaded Marketing innovation in crypto since 2015, successfully overseeing the full-scale run of 3 IDOs, raising $90m for AI and Blockchain startups featured in Wired and Tech Crunch.Esther was an active member of the booming Israeli tech community which she joined in 2011 upon moving to Israel. Esther lives and breathes Web 3, innovation, and digital transformation.A trusted advisor to Founders and CEOs who seek marketing expertise as well as executing projects and assembling high-performance teams.