Amir works with both, national legislation and international treaties, having worked with the IIED in providing legal aid to least developed countries during the UNFCCC climate negotiations. Prior to that Amir was Chief Partnership Officer and Senior Legal Analyst for Legal Atlas, a legal intelligence platform and consultancy, collaborating with UNEP, WWF, the Commonwealth Secretariat, and others, during which he worked on numerous projects, ranging from writing about governance in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, to building capacity among IGAD countries.
Before focusing on environmental issues, Amir worked extensively on human rights and development, includes working with refugees and UNHCR, coordinating between organisations working with several government, NGO and academic bodies to provide safe passage and protected residence. He also conducted research on political apathy and educational norms.
Amir holds a B.A. in History and L.L.B. from Tel Aviv University, as well as an MPhil from the University of Oxford, writing about culturally sensitive approaches to implementation of environmental legislation. Amir is currently based in UK.