Iris Hann is the CEO of the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel
Iris is an environmental planner and a lawyer, and an entrepreneurial leader and a longtime, senior voice in the environmental movement. Hann began her career at SPNI in a junior position, a teacher-soldier in the Shikmim Field School.
For more than a decade Hann rose in the ranks of SPNI, with responsibilities that ranged from environmental education to environmental planner in the Nature Preservation Division. Hann holds an MA in urban and regional planning and a law degree from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya. Hann is the first woman to hold the position of CEO since the establishment of SPNI.
Hann worked as an environmental planner and lawyer in civil society organization, in the private sector and in the public sector, where she served as Acting Head of the Planning Division in the Ministry of Environmental Protection.
Hann has lectured in colleges and universities, has also published articles in distinguished journals in her field.