Meet The Eco Equity Team

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

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. 

Stuart Wilkins

Chief strategy officer

An ambitious and self-motivated individual who has a curious business mind and keen eye for detail. Stuart has over 10 years of corporate experience working for global Finance and Strategy & Change teams before setting up his own consultancy company which is aimed at helping SME’s flourish. When not working, he spends most of his spare time reading, cooking and planning his next travel adventure

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.

Liam O'Connor

head of e-commerce operations

Liam comes to the Eco Equity team following a successful career working in international advertising in the U.K. and the Middle East. In an impressive career spanning more than 15 years, Liam has worked for such notable firms as DMGT, Trinity Mirror PLC and Local World LTD. Having previously managed successful teams and achieved aggressive targets Liam is extremely motivated to ensure Eco Equity’s e-commerce operations are  launched successfully and with long-term growth in mind.

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.

Aaron Mustafa

Head Of Investor Relations

A key and popular member of the Eco Equity family, Aaron’s successful career in media and investor relations has provided him with the perfect experience to navigate his clients through this exciting period of Eco Equity’s growth. A sports enthusiast and lover of experiencing different cultures, Aaron plans to visit the Caribbean later in the year

Zavio D'Ercole

Investor Relations

Zavio brings 6 years of experience to Eco Equity, and provides leadership and team spirit in raising funds for the medicinal cannabis sector. Zavio is a strong believer that CBD and other derivative products will help millions recover from serious illnesses such as epilepsy. Born and raised in London, with his Sicilian descent he is multilingual in Spanish and Italian. Zavio has interests in travelling and good food!

Dino Mantovani

Investor Relations

Dino is a well-travelled business professional. He has a proven track record of understanding his client’s needs and building long – term prosperous business relationships. Dino has been at the forefront of the medicinal cannabis sector in Vancouver, Canada and successfully helped in raising millions of dollars for different pharmaceutical entities. Dino has been brought over to spearhead this project and brings with him a vast amount of knowledge within the sector. He is of Canadian and Italian descent who recently moved to England and enjoys travelling and exploring new places in his free time

Liam Marsh

Investor Relations

Liam has vast experience in handling investor relationships within the private sector – his ability to listen & understand an investors needs and requirements has served him & his clients well throughout his career – When Liam is not working he likes to spend time with his young family and anything to do with Motorsport!

Josh Ortega

Investor Relations

A recent expat and outgoing individual, Josh has lived in Spain for over 20 years and is an impressive native speaker. He has over 8 years experience in international sales and has spear-headed financial schemes including high interest ISA’s. With a young family, Josh loves spending time at home cooking, has a huge love for good food, travelling and is even an avid snowboarder!

Cameron Richards

Investor Relations

Cameron’s youthful drive and passion for business success has enabled him to work in varied sales environments offering expert advice on market growth. He has a strong belief in medicinal cannabis and is excited to be a part of Eco Equity’s mission in the industry. Cameron’s hobbies include football and Formula 1 and he has a keen interest in nice cars and watches.

Harriet Hills

Marketing Manager

Harriet has over 3 years experience in marketing and has a strong passion for creative development and copywriting. She has a demonstrated history in the animation industry before entering the thriving medicinal cannabis sector. From a theatre student background, Harriet can confidently strive in all types of creative industries she undertakes. She has a keen passion for fitness, a love of fashion, travelling and socialising with her family and friends.

Robyn Hills

Office Manager

Robyn has over 6 years of managerial experience, in demanding and high powered environments. With a unique flare for event management and excellent organisation skills. She has a special talent for make-up, a love of cooking and also enjoys spending time with friends and family