Dr. Yosef Ben

Lecturer in National Resilience and Organizational Resilience


Dr. Yosef Ben specializes in national and organizational resilience. He is a sociologist, group facilitator, and senior organizational consultant.

Dr. Ben teaches in the Faculty of Business Administration at Ono Academic College as well as in the MA program for organizational consulting at the University of Haifa and the MA program for disaster management at Tel Aviv University.

He is a partner in leading research teams in the field of resilience (Israel 2048), coordinates the field of community and volunteering in the “Essence of Israel” organization that promotes resilience and assessments of emergencies. Dr. Ben is a senior officer in the reserves in the IDF’s Home Front Command’s population system. He is a member of the Board of the National Emergency Knowledge and Research Center at the University of Haifa.

Dr. Ben has experience in emergency management as a former local authority chief of staff and as part of international aid delegations.

Research interests

Community, complex systems, consulting for communities and networks, emergency and rehabilitation