Meet The Eco Equity Team

Jon-Paul Doran

Jon-Paul Doran

CEO & Founder

Jon was born in Zimbabwe, and through his strong connections in the region has enabled Eco Equity to navigate a successful licence application. Eco Equity has partnered with the Zimbabwe Ministry of Health to develop, own and operate a medicinal cannabis facility in Zimbabwe with the objective to export the products derived from the facility to global markets.

Jon Paul started his career at Citi group before moving into the Private Equity industry working in the Far East and Middle East. From here Jon moved into the cannabis industry after identifying the opportunities in the market and the chance to help provide alternative treatments to those in need of care.

Timothy Ambrose

Timothy Ambrose

Co-Founder & COO

Co-Founder & COO, a vastly experienced executive, Tim has built and lead high-performing commercial operations and digital operations throughout his career. Tim started his professional career at McKinsey before holding executive roles at DMGT, Trinity Mirror PLC and, more recently, Local World ltd where he was part of the team that completed a £220 million sale of the business to Trinity Mirror in October 2016.
Tommy Doran

Tommy Doran

Managing Director (Zimbabwe)

Tommy was born in the UK and worked in the city for 6 years before moving back to Zimbabwe to raise a family. An entrepreneur Tommy has set up multiple business’, one being the import and export business where he was a Zimbabwean agent for Moet Hennessy and Patron Spirits. In 2013 Polyoak Packaging Pty ltd decided to establish a Zimbabwean manufacturing business in Zimbabwe and head hunted Tommy to lead the operation as their National Executive. This was a completely new business that Tommy and his team took from concept and set up a multi-million dollar world class facility. This is why Tommy was brought into the company, to build a world class GMP certified greenhouse that our Head Cultivator can use to produce the best possible medicinal cannabis.
Soheil Ghaffari

Soheil Ghaffari

Head of Cultivation

Soheil (Sam) has been a cultivator of cannabis for the last 12 years creating formidable genetics such as SherbOZK which has become an urban legend amongst the cannabis community. In recent years Sam has gone on to win multiple local and international awards with his genetics and passion for cultivation.