Bela Jankovich de Jeszenice
Bela is an Advisor to Anterra Capital. He is an active investor in the technology, farming and agriculture sectors via his privately held company Amber Investment, alongside managing the Jankovich Birtok family estate. Jankovich Birtok is an estate based in South-West Hungary, operating state of the art farming activities including cropping, forestry, fruit orchard, cattle, and hunting.
Bela is a Board member in Hungary’s largest state owned farm, Mezohegyesi Menes Birtok, with dairy, cattle, irrigated cropping and horse breeding activities. Founded in 1784, the farm has a long tradition as a centre for higher agriculture education and best in class farm practices. Furthermore, Bela is a Board member of Commonland, a foundation from the Netherlands active in landscape restoration with a unique stakeholder and business approach, presently active in Europe and Africa and in Australia.
Prior to 2009 Bela spent nearly 10 years as the CEO and a substantial shareholder of listed high-tech electronics firm EXENDIS NV. EXENDIS designed, produced and marketed high-tech innovative power electronics across the railways, automotive, medical, telecoms, shipbuilding, OEM's, renewable energy and cleantech sectors with operations in Europe, the US and China. Bela led the international expansion of the business before delisting and divesting the company in 2008.
Bela holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering from Delft University, The Netherlands.