Before joining BenninkAmar, Nehemia worked as a paralegal at an international law firm, corporate lawyer at the legal & compliance department of a bank, and (legal) researcher at a research company. As a (legal) researcher, Nehemia mostly conducted research for and in the (Dutch) public sector, for Dutch ministries (such as the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Ministry of Justice & Security and the Ministry of Social Affairs & Employment), Dutch municipalities (such as Amsterdam and Utrecht), and other organisations (such as the European Commission). As a researcher Nehemia was specialized in desk research, (digital and hardcopy) document and file reviews and conducting in-depth interviews with professionals, public officials and citizens.
Nehemia also worked as a production-assistant for an international organisation. He travelled extensively for this organisation and worked throughout Europe and the United States of America, and in South-Africa and Russia. As a production-assistant, one of the things Nehemia was responsible for, was arranging the visas/permits for the international management, crew and production team.
Since 2017, Nehemia works as a lecturer and researcher at the Faculty of Applied Social Sciences & Law of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. As a lecturer he won the price for “Lecturer of the Year: 2019” and “Lecturer of the Year: 2020” at the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Program, where he teaches. In 2019, Nehemia won the 3rd price at the “HvAll Inclusive & Diversity Awards” of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.
Nehemia obtained his Master of Laws (LLM) in Corporate, Social & Economic Law (honours program “Excellent Master Trace”) (cum laude) from Utrecht University (The Netherlands) (2010) and his Master of Arts in Public Policy (MA) in The International MA Program in Conflict Resolution & Mediation (magna cum laude) from Tel Aviv University (Israel) (2011).
Nehemia joined BenninkAmar in August 2020, as a Legal Associate.