Senior Fellows

Rear Admiral (Ret.) Oded Gur Lavie

oded gur lavieRear Admiral (Ret.) Oded Gour-Lavie is a Research Fellow in the Haifa Research Center for Maritime Strategy. He is the Chairman of the Dolphin Association of former submariners. He is active in several entrepreneurial projects in cyber, energy and agriculture. GourLavie recently finished a 30-year career in the IDF, and his last position was Head of Strategic Task Force after operation Protective Edge, as part of the planning directorate. He is the former Head of the Naval Operations and Doctrines Division in the Israeli Navy and former Commander of the Israeli Submarine Flotilla. received his Master’s in public administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, participated in the Wexner Israel Fellowship Program. He graduated Com-Laude in Electronic Engineering from the Israeli Institute of Technology – Technion, Haifa.