General Partner @ Catalyst
Lisya Bahar Manoah is the Senior Partner at Catalyst Fund, an Israel-based Private Equity founded in 1999 and focusing on investments in growth-to late stage high-tech companies.
Lisya has over 15 years of investment and management experience in private equity and global leading corporations, in particular in the context of raising capital, M&A transactions, and post-merger integration. Lisya invests in diversified technologies including smart mobility, ad-tech, fin-tech, life-science, SaaS, e-commerce, cyber-security, Industry 4-0, agro/food-tech. She has previously led the operational due diligence prior to the acquisition of Keter Group by BC Partners and managed post acquisition integration. Prior to Keter, Lisya held management positions in the one of the world’s leading crop protection companies, ADAMA. Lisya has a multicultural background speaking fluent English, Hebrew, German and Turkish. She earned an MBA from Tel Aviv
University, M.Sc from Vienna University of Technology and Harvard executive and selected 40under40 in Israel for 2020.