|Date of birth||2 July 1959|
|Faction represented in Knesset|
After doing his national service between 1978 and 1981, Hasson worked as Director of Youth and Sports at a local council. The following year he briefly worked as a teacher in a high school in Daliyat al-Karmel and the prison system, before starting work at a law firm in Haifa. He left the firm in 1986 and became director of the Daliyat al-Karmel community centre. In 1989 he became Deputy Mayor of the city, a position he held until 1998.
In 1996 he graduated with a BA in Education, gaining a masters degree in Business and Education administration the following year. In 1997 he became a headteacher, before working as the Director of the Israeli branch of the Lincolnshire University from 1998 until 2001. In 2002 he was awarded a PhD. Between 2003 and 2008 he served as mayor of Carmel City and a member of the Planning and Building Committee in Haifa. Since 2005 he been a member of the Committee for Changing the System of Government in Israel.
He was placed 35th on the Kadima list for the 2009 Knesset elections. Although the party won only 28 seats, Hasson entered the Knesset in May 2012 as a replacement for Gideon Ezra, who had died of lung cancer.
Hasson resides in Daliyat al-Karmel and has five children.
- Akram Hasson on the Knesset website