Meet our team

Ran Sommer 

Co-Founder, Director of Global Operations.

Director of Operations

In working with non-profit organizations throughout his career, Ran has proven success in communicating and implementing organization objectives, in forging business relationships, and in both creating and implementing communication development strategies.

His Master’s research placed emphasis on social justice, advocacy, and community involvement while focusing on environmental management issues in the context of the relationship between new media, government policy, and the public. In both his academic and professional career, Ran has proven to be motivated by the goal of collaboration to achieve tangible professional and community objectives.

Under Ran’s leadership, Simbi Foundation will realize its 5-year vision as it relates to our UNHCR collaboration, building capacity from a project and financial standpoint, working with our partner communities in Uganda, India, and Canada and scaling our impact globally.