Prof Israel (Issi) Doron, LL.B.; LL.M.: Ph.D. is the Dean of the Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences at the University of Haifa, and the Past President of the Israeli Gerontological Society. He specialises in the fields of law and ageing, social policy, human rights and ageism.

Prof Doron has written extensively on topics such as socio-legal construction of old age, human rights of older persons, and is the editor/co-editor of key books in the field.

Prof Doron is a social activist, and the founder of “Law in the Service of the Elderly” association.