Ben-Hamu has 20 years of global security experience:
He began his career in the IDF, serving for three years on a special intelligence unit and attaining the rank of First Sgt. and team leader specializing in counterintelligence, human surveillance, and undercover operations. Following his army service, Ben-Hamu was recruited by the Shin Bet and was an air
marshal for six years working with El Al, Israir and Arkia. During that time, he also managed regional operations for Holocaust delegations visiting Poland.
In 2011, Ben-Hamu was chosen to partake in the prestigious and highly competitive training program for security directors of Israeli embassies and missions abroad; a joint endeavor of Israel’s Foreign Ministry and the
Shin-Bet. In May 2020, Ban-Hamu completed the senior security director's training course, a joint program by Israel’s National Police and
the Israel's National Security College