Storyteller, philosopher and explorer, Yossi Ghinsberg was stranded for three weeks in the Amazon. He returned there to build an eco-tourism village, alongside the indigenous Amazon tribes, and he funded and contributed to the creation of the Madidi National Park.
Storyteller, philosopher and explorer, Yossi Ghinsberg was stranded for three weeks in the Amazon. After nearly losing his life the first time, he returned to the remote depths of the jungle to give something back to the people. Building an eco-tourism village there, alongside the indigenous Amazon tribes, he funded and contributed to the creation of the Madidi National Park.
Yossi studied Jewish Philosophy and Business Administration at Tel Aviv University, followed by a comprehensive study of the ‘Kabala’ in authentic environments. Driven by emotion and truth, Yossi has dedicated large proportions of his life to studying religion and philosophy of the past and present -including the Ancients, the Classics, Eastern, Contemporary and the Shamanic path.
Incredibly talented and dedicated to causes he is passionate about, he spent over a decade of his life helping treat, rehabilitate and reintegrate opiate addicts throughout the world as Vice President of The Center for Investigation & Treatment of Addiction (CITA). He set up 12 treatment and research centers across the globe and he founded ‘The Alma Libre Foundation’, most prominently he helped to breakdown stigma surrounding the addiction.
Trusting in people, Yossi appeals to an emotional faculty of us all, believing that everyone can be a superhero operating at their peak performance if they are forced into survival circumstances.
He founded an interior and landscape design label “collecteco” which summarises his commitment to ecology, his dedication to nature and connection to indigenous cultures.
As a keynote speaker, Yossi can share his truly unbelievable and inspiring story.