Fleur Hassan-Nahoum

Fleur Hassan-Nahoum

Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem, JDA Board Member

ABOUT

Fleur grew up in Gibraltar and studied law at Kings College, London University. She qualified as a barrister in Middle Temple in 1997 and practiced in London before immigrating to Israel in 2001. In Israel she worked in nonprofits for 12 years until she set up her own communications consulting business in 2011. In May 2016 Fleur became a City Councilor in Jerusalem and in February 2017 the leader of the Opposition. In January 2018 she became the leader of the Yerushalmim party and in June joined Mayoral candidate Minister Zev Elkin as his No 2. Fleur is currently the only British politician in Israel and is involved in the advancement of womens rights and marginalized populations groups in the city, in the development of Jerusalem as a hi tech ecosystem and the fight for a pluralistic Jerusalem. Fleur frequently represents Jerusalem in global forums and hosts missions of foreign dignitaries and journalists.