Karoo Bioscience


2019 – present

Medicinal cannabis cultivation and processing enterprise, currently under construction in the Little Karoo.

Blue Buck Projects


2017 – Present

Property development and management company, focused on affordable housing and urban integration in Cape Town, with a focus on Maitland. (Shaun Reznik shaun(at)bluebuckprojects.co.za has day-to-day management control of the company.)



2016 – present

Boschendal is one of South Africa’s oldest, largest and most storied wine estates. Today it is a diversified farming and hospitality business employing approximately 600 people. Doron is a non-executive director.

National Treasury

Special Advisor to Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan


A very brief tenure as a special advisor to the Minister of Finance ended on 31 March 2017 when Pravin Gordhan was removed as Minister of Finance (for the second time) by Jacob Zuma.

Equal Education


2008 – 2018

Equal Education became South Africa’s largest and most vibrant independent youth organisation. Doron led it—with a great team—into a national organisation with thousands of members, hundreds of branches and over 100 staff. It conducted research, campaigns, parliamentary submissions, litigation, media, community organising and leadership training. Doron served in various positions: Coordinator 2008 – 2012, Deputy General Secretary 2012 – 2015, Treasurer 2015 – 2018.

Research into EE during Doron’s tenure by various academics.

EE annual reports during Doron’s tenure.

Equal Education Law Centre

Founder & Board Member

2011 – 2017

Doron initiated the EELC as an independent public interest law firm in late 2011 to support Equal Education through research and litigation, and served on its board until 2017.


Co-Founder & Chairperson

2010 – 2018

The Khayelitsha Youth & Community Centre (KYCC) owns and operates the Isivivana Centre, a large community centre in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. It was funded by the Atlantic Philanthropies. Doron co-managed a team to acquire the land, raise funds, set up the trust, build the centre, hire staff and establish an endowment for its long-term sustainability.


Co-Initiator & Building Developer

2014 – 2021

Tshisimani is an activist training centre in Mowbray, Cape Town. Doron drafted the initial concept for the centre and assisted in recruiting the board. He then coordinated the renovation of the centre’s premises (link.)

Western Cape Economic Development Partnership

Board Member

2013 – 2014

The Western Cape Economic Development Partnership (WCEDP) is a government-funded independent organisation to stimulate economic growth in the Western Cape province.

Ndifuna Ukwazi

Board Member

2011 – 2017

Ndifuna Ukwazi is a research and advocacy NGO focusing on urban land, social housing and spatial justice.

The Bookery


2010 – 2014

The Bookery is an NGO that creates school libraries and provides them with a trained youth librarian. Doron established it as a project of Equal Education in 2010.

Students for Law & Social Justice


2007 – 2009

Students for Law & Social Justice (SLSJ) was a student-run NGO operating across South Africa, offering law students a space to engage law in its social and political context. Doron founded it and arranged the first national seminar in 2007.

Open Shuhada Street


2008 – 2012

Open Shuhada Street was an organisation focussed on human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Doron co-founded it in 2008.


Co-Founder in South Africa


Limmud is a volunteer organisation that arranges pluralistic Jewish educational and cultural events. Doron co-founded the South African branch in 2006/7 and served as the chair of the inaugural Cape Town Limmud. 


Mazkir Klali (national head) 2003


Habonim is a secular, liberal Jewish youth organisation established in 1930. Doron held various leadership positions, which included being the organisation’s national head in 2003.