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Daphna Dean

Daphna Dean is Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat's Bureau Chief. In this capacity, she is responsible for planning, directing and managing the Mayor's Office, overseeing his schedule and liaising with various governmental officials. A native of Israel, Daphna grew up on one of the few sheep farms in Central Israel. Her army service centered on the training and command aspects of the squad commanders' course. Daphna graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2007, receiving a B.A. in Political Science and International Relations, followed by an M.A. in Law from the Bar Ilan University.