Board of Advisors
Dotan is a director at TLC International, a leading Consumer and Healthcare Company which develops, markets and distributes a wide range of leading products and Brands in Europe, America, India, and Australasia.
He has a B.A in Business Management and Accounting, a Masters degree in Accounting, qualified as a Chartered Accountant having worked at Ernst & Young, with an MBA in Corporate Finance from Tel Aviv University.
Dotan comes from a strong sporting background, and his passion lies in sports and outdoor activities.
He was a professional soccer player playing as a striker for Maccabi Tel Aviv in Israel, and Seven Stars (who later became Ajax Cape Town) in South Africa, playing with likes of Benni McCarthy and coached by Gavin Hunt.
He is also a black belt in mixed martial arts (MMA) and Self Defence, and has served in the IDF (Israeli Defence Force).
He has a strong passion for the community and contributing to the development of youth, and is a co-founding member of A&D Umbutho, an organization which contributes to the development of youth from Langa and other areas in South Africa through various sporting and outdoor activities.
Mlungisi is currently a council member of the Northlink College and the chairperson of the human resource committee. He is also an active member of the Partners for possibilities where he journeys with the principal to bring about effective leadership in the school environment.
He is a passionate community developer and a speaker on different platforms. His philosophy is that we truly give when we give of ourselves in a quest to shape the future of our youth in becoming the meaningful and effective citizens of our country. Mlungisi believes that AGH is one of many conduits through which a dream of social cohesion can be realized. Let’s journey together.
Nelia is a registered biokineticist in Cape Town who owns her own practice. She completed a Masters degree in Body Image of teenage adolescents and how it pertains to their physical fitness and body composition. Playing sports has played a significant role in her own growth and development throughout her life: physically, emotionally and mentally. Therefore, she believes that playing sports may be that one piece of the puzzle that causes a ripple effect in peoples lives toward living a purpose driven life and becoming leaders in their community. Nelia is positive that AGH already impact the lives of children in a positive way through basketball. AGH will cause a ripple effect creating leaders and innovative thinkers who are not afraid to solve the problems that South Africa faces.
Lorenzo Davids is the Chief Executive Officer of the Community Chest South Africa He has been a leading voice Development issues for the last 15 years and has a career in philanthropy spanning some 35 years. For the last 10 years Lorenzo Davids has played a key leadership role across various global platforms as a thought leader on the challenges of Development and its Impact on Communities. Mr Davids is regarded by his peers as a global thought leader in social development who has worked for decades to tackle the root causes of poverty and to improve the lives of the underserved. In 2015 Mr Davids was listed by Prof Jonathan Jansen, rector of Free State University as one of the 15 most influential voices in the Development Discourses in South Africa today. He was also listed in Prof Jansen’s list of 67 South Africans who demonstrate of values of the late President Nelson Mandela. Since 2012, Davids has led Community Chest, a development organization that distributes funding to more than 400 non-profit organizations annually across South Africa. Davids is a founding board member of the homelessness magazine, The Big Issue, in Cape Town, and Christel House South Africa, a school offering world-class education to children from impoverished communities. In 2016 he delivered the keynote address to the Rutgers University Post Graduate Graduation Ceremony in New Jersey USA. He has had his editorials and opinion pieces published by both the Cape Times and Argus Newspapers and he is a frequent commentator on matters of social development.