Jalil Athamneh has garnered extensive knowledge and experience in the business world, where his career included a stint as marketing manager for Arab society at Coca-Cola-owned Tara Dairy, and another as a PR firm accounts manager. Most recently, Jalil moved into municipal government, managing the unit overseeing optimal use of resources and economic development at the Jisr a-Zarqa local authority. His role there included responsibility for making fullest use of expanded government budgets under decisions 922 and 550. Jalil has an undergraduate degree in communications from Natanya College and a master’s in public administration from the University of Haifa. Jalil lives in Kufr Qar’e with his wife Rim and their children Duna and Muhammad.