Ilan Ochayon Environmental Consultancy Department Manager
Ilan Ochayon has a master’s degree in environmental engineering and a bachelor’s degree in biology and environmental protection. He has been working at DVH since 2008 in project management and in environmental consultancy in the industrial emission fields, and today he is manager of the consultancy department. Ilan is an environmental protection engineer with vast experience in the industrial sector.
2002 – Graduate (M.Sc.) of the Department of Environmental Engineering at Ben Gurion University of the Negev
1999 – Graduate (B.Sc.) of the Department of Biology and Environmental Protection at the Hebrew University
Hagai Kotzer CEO
Hagai Kotzer, the CEO of the Company since 2015, VP Engineering since 2012.
A licensed civil engineer since 2001. Has worked at DHV since 2001 in various positions in project management, engineering planning, and supervision and management of implementation.
2001 Licensing engineer. Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering
An engineer with very high technical ability in all matters related to civil engineering work and related facilities in the energy, water and waste water fields. Including management of construction, planning and supervision of construction of desalination facilities, pumping facilities and water and waste water treatment facilities for the municipal, agricultural and industrial sectors. Has experience and great ability in conducting a variety of surveys, while using advanced computer tools. Hagai Kotzer is an engineer with vast experience in all matters related to infrastructure and environmental engineering, implementation of complex engineering and scientific projects. Experienced in managing teams of engineers for planning and implementation of complex projects.
Dror Eyal Engineering Department Manager
Manager of an engineering department in which planning teams for water and sewage treatment and transmission systems, municipal sewage purification works and process engineers operate, giving support and service to sewage corporations.
Vast experience in leading projects in the industry (desalination, gas and oil).
1990 –Academic training (MBA, B.Sc) in mechanical engineering and management
Lihie Luclea Environmental engineer, head of the waste water and soil field
Lihie is an environmental engineer with vast practical experience in the fields of environmental regulation, sea pollution, industrial emissions, environmental resources, environmental impact , and engineering solutions. Lihie also has experience in international consultancy to the United Nations and various authorities, including the Ministry of Environmental Protection. Recently, she has been managing – for the Barcelona Convention Secretariat at the UN – the updating of the national plan for the reduction of offshore emissions from onshore sources, and she advises Balkan countries on offshore pollution. She supports the Ministry of Environmental Protection in environmental regulation of major industrial plants and implementation of international legislation in Israel in the fields of integrated regulation and the PRTR (pollutant release and transfer) field. She is currently managing a project for the Ministry of Environmental Protection in the integrated regulation field, combined licensing law and the PRTR.
2017 – Master’s degree (M.A.) in marine resources management (MRM), Rupin College
2007 – Engineering degree (B.Sc.) from the Faculty of Environmental Engineering at the Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa
Vardina Hibner Head of air quality team
An air quality consultant, with vast experience in managing projects in the industrial, transport and regulatory sectors in the field of treatment of air pollution, odor hazards, hazardous materials and waste water. In addition, Vardina has vast experience in field work dealing with industry and transport and in modeling air pollution impact from industrial and transport sources within environmental surveys, environmental impact reviews and others, using advanced models in the field, such as AERMOD, CALPUFF, CALROAD, SCREEN, HYPACT, etc. She is experienced in preparing plant files, and conducting capacity tests for hazardous materials, using models such as ALOHA. She serves as a project manager in the field of air quality and climate change for the Ministry of Environmental Protection for implementation of the Clean Air Law and serves as environmental protection consultant to Israel Railways and Netivei Israel (the National Roads Authority).
2009 – Graduate (M.Sc., Agri) of the Department of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources in Agriculture, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2006 – Graduate (B.Sc.) of the Departments of Atmospheric Sciences and Geography at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Gilad Sapir Hydrologist and environmental consultant
Gilad has vast experience working in hydrology projects and as a project manager at the DHV Company.
During his academic studies, Gilad specialized in the field of green basins (constructed wetlands) and in computer models of various water resources, such as aquifers, streams, flood plains, and more. In this framework he acquired vast knowledge and experience using advanced computer tools and the GIS environment, and as a result he leads these fields at DHV MED.
In addition, Gilad has a background and knowhow in software engineering, systems analysis and database administration fields from his military experience as a programmer at MAMRAM (the IDF’s Center of Computing and Mechanized Registration).
2008 – Master’s degree in hydro-informatics from Universitat Politéctica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain
2006 – Bachelor’s degree in environmental and resource management from Brandenburgische Technische Universität (BTU), Germany
2008 – תואר שני בהידרו-אינפורמטיקה (Hydro-Informatics) ב- Universitat Politéctica de Catalunya (UPC), ברצלונה, ספרד.
2006 – תואר ראשון ב- Environmental and Resources Management מטעם ה- Brandenburgische Technische Universität (BTU), גרמניה.
Olga Kosovsky Project engineer
An engineer with high technical ability in all matters relating to initial and detailed design of waste water treatment works and water and sewage infrastructures. Characterization of electromechanical equipment and instrumentation, pipeline planning, detailed planning for process structures and equipment planning. Hydraulic characterization for systems. Support of projects in tender and construction stages.
2012 – Civil and environmental engineering (B.Sc.) (water and ground chain, atmosphere and sea), the Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa
Anat Moshe Adv. - environmental economics consultant
Anat is an economic advisor specializing in public economics in the environmental policy field. Anat has in-depth knowledge and experience in shaping policy and cost-benefit analysis for implementation of economic and environmental policy. Key projects in which she has participated include: The national plan for reduction of air pollution and wording a government resolution proposal for its implementation, ongoing economic support for the alternative fuels administration in the Prime Minister’s Office, development of a plan for reduction of air pollution from polluting vehicles and support of the Ministry of Transport in examining engineering projects. Anat has extensive theoretical and practical knowledge in economic methodologies for testing the economic efficiency of various projects on environment and infrastructure issues.
2016 – Qualified as an attorney
2015 – Bachelor’s degree in law (LL.B.) at Bar Ilan University
2007 – Graduate in economics and political science (B.Sc.) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Idan Tenenbaum Environmental protection consultant
An environmental protection consultant majoring in industrial waste water. He has experience as a chemist in the natural gas production industry, construction and operation of waste water treatment facilities, hydrochemical research and development on micro-pollutants in waste water and sludge. He also provides professional support for the Ministry of Environmental Protection on issues of integrated regulation for industry, the PRTR system, writing of documents and professional opinions based on environmental standardization in Israel and abroad.
2013 – Master’s degree (M.Sc.) in environmental studies, Tel Aviv University
2009 – Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc.) in marine sciences and marine environment, Rupin Academic Center
Zohar Schwartzman Process engineer
Zohar serves as a project and process engineer and as a member of the engineering department’s team. Zohar has planning, operational and managerial experience, in addition to experience in water-supply design.
She has high technical and analytic ability, backed by experience in all matters relating to water and waste water engineering. This experience includes planning of biological processes for waste water treatment, general planning of water supply systems, management of the operation of waste water treatment facilities, using advanced computer tools including database building.
2004 – Master’s degree in hydrotechnics and water resources
2001 – Bachelor’s degree in civil, water and environmental engineering
Dror Wallerstein Project engineer
Dror has experience in planning longitudinal water transmission infrastructures of various diameters, and pumping stations. He has extensive knowledge of statutory issues and of working with various authorities.
2012 – Environmental engineering (B.Sc.) from the Faculty of Civil Engineering, the Technion Institute, Haifa
Alona Lever Environmental protection engineer
An environmental engineer with vast experience in supporting the Ministry of Environmental Protection in a range of fields, including regulation of plants under the Clean Air Law and integrated regulation (checking documents from plants requiring emission permits and writing the emission permits and conditions for business licenses). Supporting the Haifa District of the Ministry of Environmental Protection in supervision and regulation of the petrochemical domain. Inventory of criteria pollutants and special pollutants (benzene, benzo-a-pyrene, formaldehyde), management of a project for supporting the Ministry of Environmental Protection in supervision of plants. The project involves the implementation of a new type of work at the Ministry of Environmental Protection.
Alona also has experience in working with the industry, including: Preparation of emission permit application documents, drafting of review documents in accordance with the requirements of the Ministry of Environmental Protection, reporting emissions in the PRTR system, and writing procedures within the environmental management and enforcement system.
2011 – Master’s degree (M.Sc.) in environmental engineering at the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa
2006 – Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc.) in environmental engineering at the Faculty of Chemical Engineering, the Technion, Haifa)
Max Daniel Planning engineer
Decades of experience in infrastructure projects in Israel and abroad. Civil engineering, pumping system and pipeline design. Involvement since 1998 in all the sewage works and water and sewage systems designed by DHVMED Israel.
Ph.D. in technical science and a civil engineer (Moscow Water, Sewage and Hydrotechnics Institute)
Hagit Oron Project manager
Hagit has vast, diverse experience in water and waste water treatment facilities in Israel and elsewhere in the world. Hagit has led the planning and implementation of extensive parts of desalination, filtration, disinfection and purification facilities for implementing companies, and within the framework of engineering companies and units.
2002 – Bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering from the Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa
Stav Karinsky Environmental protection consultant
Stav has experience in planning and analysis of soil and groundwater surveys, and planning and implementation of restoration systems for polluted soil and groundwater. He also serves as a soil consultant for Netivei Israel (the National Roads Authority). Stav has experience in consultancy in the industrial emission and air pollution fields, regulation in the field of treating industrial air pollution, conducting environmental surveys and writing documents and professional opinions on environmental standardization around the world, and environmental technologies.
2014 – (B.Sc.) The Department of Soil and Water Sciences at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Tal Itay Environmental protection consultant
Tal is an environmental consultant in the industrial field, with experience in the integrated evaluation of environmental protection issues, alongside familiarity with the public sector and the regulatory requirements for industry in the fields of air quality, hazardous materials and waste water.
Tal has experience in projects on the issue of regulation of industrial field and professional support for the Ministry of Environmental Protection in various fields, including a continuous monitoring system, updating of emission permits, separation distances in the industry, enhancement of regulation processes, and emergency conditions in business licenses.
2016 – Master’s degree in natural resources and environmental management and policy from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2014 –Bachelor’s degree in physical geography from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Uria Yeshurun Project engineer
Uria Yeshurun is an engineer specializing in the infrastructure field, particularly water and waste water systems. He has practical technical experience in planning, setup and operation of waste water treatment systems, characterization and analysis procedures for water and waste water quality, diverse equipment and instrument items, and process and review planning of these systems.
2014-2017– B.Sc. in environmental engineering from the Facility of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa
Natalie Davidovich Planning engineer
Mechanical planning engineer, detailed design, with experience at dozens of treatment facilities, pumping stations and sewage works since 1998. Specialist in three-dimensional drawing of pipelines, structures and machinery.
1988 – Mechanical engineering, Building Engineering Institute, Saint Peters-burg
Michal Ashkenazi Environmental protection consultant
An environmental consultant in the fields of waste water, water and stream purification, environmental surveys and hazard reviews and in other environmental issues. She has experience in solving complex environmental problems. Michal completed a bachelor’s degree in animal science at the Faculty of Agriculture and in her master’s degree Michal specialized in the constructed wetlands field. Michal is familiar with and understands biological systems for waste water treatment in general and constructed wetland systems in particular, and has gained experience in building pilot systems, water analyses and waste water sampling. Michal also has vast experience in environmental surveys, hazard reviews and sanitary surveys that include characterization, reviewing, mapping, analysis and quantification of pollutants and hazards of various types. Michal also has vast knowledge and experience in using geographical information systems (GIS).
2012-2013 Several courses in risk assessment, University of Haifa
2007-2009 M.Sc. in environmental studies, majoring in life and climate sciences at the Porter School of Environmental Studies, Tel Aviv University. Her thesis deals with water loss in green basins (constructed wetlands) for wastewater treatment under Mediterranean climatic conditions on Israel’s central coastal plain. Graduated cum laude
2001-2003 – B.Sc. in animal sciences, majoring in the environmental protection section, the Hebrew University, Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Protection in Rehovot. The degree included courses on diverse environmental issues, such as: solid waste treatment and recycling, environmental protection in Israel, preservation of open grounds – legislation and planning. Graduated cum laude
Jonathan Shavit Hydrologist
Jonathan Shavit is a hydrologist specializing in surface hydrology. Jonathan has experience working on hydrology and environmental projects. During his academic studies, Jonathan specialized in characterization of quantities and qualities of surface runoff from various soil uses, using hydro-meteorological models for calculating flow rates, and flood plains. Jonathan has a background and know-how in the soil, geology and geomorphology fields, as well as in botany and river ecology.
2013 – Master’s degree (M.Sc.) in the hydrology and water resources program of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2009 – Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc.) at the Department of Environmental Science, Tel‑Hai Academic College
Diana Rothman Detailed design engineer
A water and sewage pipeline design engineer with vast knowledge and experience in municipal and industrial systems. Participation in and leading of multidisciplinary planning teams in the framework of planning residential neighborhoods, waste water treatment facilities and pumping systems.
1993 – M.Sc. in drawing and mathematics (Kurgan University, Russia)
Laila Sirman Environmental protection engineer
Laila Sirman is an environmental engineer with experience in the field of waste water treatment and solid waste management and treatment.
Over many years, she has worked as a designer of industrial and municipal sewage works, and written master plans for municipal solid waste management. She has also dealt with making policy and regulations on water issues for the Ministry of Environmental Protection in Argentina.
Recently she has been working in the planning of municipal sewage purification works and advising on industrial waste water for the Ministry of Environmental Protection.
2005 – (B.Sc.) in the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa
Saul de Arice Project manager
A project manager with experience in the fields of industrial air pollution, hazardous material risk management and environmental policy. Saul has vast experience in analyzing environmental reviews and emission permit applications, in conducting risk assessments for plants and advancing national plans dealing with environmental policy. As a result, Saul has significant experience in working with the industry and with the authorities.
2015 – Master’s degree (M.A.) from the Porter School of Environmental Studies at Tel Aviv University 2009 – Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc.) from the Department of Chemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Maayan Weizmann Environmental protection consultant
Maayan is an environmental protection consultant in the fields of industry, regulation and air quality. Maayan works in formulating environmental policy in the fields of industrial emissions, regulation of plants under the Clean Air Law, analysis of emission data, monitoring and sampling of airborne pollutants, emission reports to the PRTR system. Recently, she has been working in consultancy and formation of the national plan for air pollution reduction for the Ministry of Environmental Protection.
Over the years, Maayan has worked in environmental support of industries in the field, project management and drafting of emission permit applications, airborne emission surveys, industrial waste water surveys, offshore discharge permits, environmental due diligence and environmental impact surveys.
Maayan has previous experience in managing environmental protection aspects of engineering planning of a major energy project, including conformance of the detailed engineering design to the requirements of Israeli and international regulation; characterization, planning and support of procurement of pollutant monitoring and sampling systems for chimney stacks and their surrounding area; formation and implementation of an environmental management system at construction sites, and ongoing environmental support for projects.
2008 – Master’s degree (M.Sc.) from the Department of Environmental Science, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2005 – Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc.) from the Department of Biology and Environmental Sciences, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Shiry Solomon Environmental protection engineer
Shiry is an environmental engineer who has vast experience in advising local authorities, government ministries and the private sector.
In recent years, Shiry’s work has included advising the Ministry of Economy and Industry on a project for sustainable industrial zones, giving environmental support to the planners of Red Line stations – part of the Tel Aviv light rail transit system, and advising local authorities as part of support for וurban building plans and various other projects, including advising private customers. In addition, Shiry has been working for and together with the Ministry of Environmental Protection on the regulation of industrial plants.
2006 – M.Sc. in agricultural engineering from the Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa (life, soil and environmental sciences), Graduated cum laude
2003 – B.Sc. in environmental engineering from the Technion, majoring in open environment and soil and water conservation
Yael Meyouhas Environmental protection engineer
Yael is an environmental engineer who is experienced in the field of sustainable environmental engineering projects. Yael has experience in the field of environmental regulation, in her capacity as an advisor to the Ministry of Environmental Protection.
2013 – B.Sc. degree in environmental engineering, the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa.
2016 – Bachelor’s degree and teaching certificate in environmental science, the Faculty of Education in Science and Technology at the Technion.
Nir Livni Environmental protection engineer
Nir is an environmental engineer with practical experience in operation, research and development for industrial waste water treatment systems. He has experience in various projects regarding environmental regulation, environmental surveys, and writing documents and professional opinions using GIS systems.
2017 – Environmental engineering (B.Sc.) from the Faculty of Civil Engineering, the Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa.
Linor Shizaf Environmental protection engineer
Linor has experience in the field of waste water, sludge treatment and extraction, polluted soil and industrial environmental engineering.
Today she is a consultant in the Air Quality Department.
2004 – (B.Sc.) The Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa