Moni Beniosev

Riga, Latvia

Moni Beniosev has spent more than 20 years of his professional career dedicated to strengthening renascent Jewish communities of Eastern Europe. With an expertise honed over a lifetime of community involvement, Moni serves today as JDC’s Country Director of the Baltic States of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania.

Since 2019, Moni has also assumed responsibility of JDC's operation in India where he oversees all of JDC's efforts to support and strengthen the Jewish community of India.  

Prior to joining JDC in the Baltics, Moni served as the Community Development consultant in Hungary, where he acted as coordinator of the Danube-Weinberg Region. As a member of the Szarvas summer camp educational team, Moni also provided educational consultations for leadership seminars in Central and Eastern Europe. From 2001 to 2003, Moni served as a JDC community development consultant in his native Bulgaria, where he managed youth activities in Sofia.

Moni graduated from the University of National and World Economics in Sofia with a B.A. and an M.A. in Human Resource Management. He also earned a diploma in accounting and management from the Financial and Economic College of Sofia.

Today, Moni lives in Riga, Latvia, with his wife and three children.