Commander Avi Dror is hydrographer at the Israeli Navy, where he serves as head of the Hydrographic Branch. Prior to this position, Dror was head of the Mapping and Charting section at the Hydrographic Branch, the Israeli  Navy’s body responsible for meeting the hydrographic and cartographic requirements of the Israeli Navy. Dror has a PhD and Master of arts (MA) in GIS & Coastal Geomorphology.