Amir was born and raised in Israel. He moved from Israel to the United States with his family, in July 2022, following his wife’s post-doc at the University of Pennsylvania. The family is currently living in Bala Cynwyd, PA.
Prior to moving to the US, Amir held voluntary positions in Israel as leader of Kfar Saba PTSA, establishing a parent organization for ages newborn-6 years.
Amir was a city council member and focused on kindergarten education and nonformal education.
Amir was working in the 3rd biggest hospital in Israel as an Occupational Health and Safety Officer, where he initiated many innovations, and raised a community of employees dedicated to safety.
In addition to spending time with his wife, Michal, and his children Alma, Hila and Harel, Amir loves to play and watch basketball.