Director of Sustainability Research
Tel: 97-2-5630175 ext. 29
Areas of Expertise:
Urban Planning; Strategic Planinng; Sustainability
An urban planner with experience of 30 years in planning in different scales.
Established and was the head of the Strategic Planning Dept. in the Municipality of Tel- Aviv Yafo 1990-2013.
Was responsible for putting together the first Strategic Plan for the city of Tel-aviv (2005). In that capacity led many processes of public participation and consultation with different stakeholders. The Strategic Planning unit helped decision makers in the municipality to lead the city to be the central business and cultural center of the State of Israel, while encouraging sustainable development principles, which made the city the most popular city in Israel for all population groups, especially young people.
Since May 2013 served as the head of the sustainable research center in the "Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research". In that capacity led the project of "Urban Sustainability"; together with a group of researchers from multidisciplinary backgrounds.
Currently leads several policy research projects of the institutes, dealing with sustainable transportation, quality of life and sustainable planning. In addition works as a private consultant for local authorities and government in the areas of strategic planning, Statutory planning and sustainability.