Baroness Sally Greengross, GCOA Advisory Council Chair
Member, UK House of Lords
President, International Longevity Center - UK
Sally Greengross has been a crossbench (independent) member of the House of Lords since 2000 and chairs four All-Party Parliamentary Groups: Dementia, Corporate Social Responsibility, Intergenerational Futures and Continence Care. She is the Vice Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Ageing and Older People, and is Treasurer of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Equalities. Baroness Greengross is Chief Executive of the International Longevity Centre - UK and in December 2006, she was announced as a Commissioner for the Equality and Human Rights Commission. Baroness Greengross was Director General of Age Concern England from 1987 until 2000. Until 2000, she was joint Chair of the Age Concern Institute of Gerontology at Kings College London, and Secretary General of Eurolink Age.
Jane Barratt, BSc, MSc, PhD
Secretary General, International Federation on Ageing
Jane Barratt is the Secretary General of the International Federation on Ageing and brings to this position over 30 years experience in the health, community and aged care, and disability sectors. She has a strong commitment to strengthen the roles and relationships between government, NGOs, academia and the private sector toward improving the quality of life of older people. This commitment has always been driven by her interest and passion in understanding the evolution of ageing issues and the corresponding public and private sector responses in different regions of the world. More recently Dr. Barratt has been a strong contributor to the international dialogue on how the social, cultural and physical environments can impact on the lives of older people.
Ken Dychtwald, PhD
President and CEO, AgeWave
Over the past 35+ years, Dr. Ken Dychtwald has emerged as North America’s foremost visionary and original thinker regarding the lifestyle, marketing, healthcare and workforce implications of the age wave. He is a psychologist, gerontologist, documentary filmmaker, entrepreneur and best-selling author of sixteen books on aging-related issues, including With Purpose: Going From Success to Significance in Work and Life, Bodymind, Age Wave: The Challenges and Opportunities of an Aging Society, Age Power, The Power Years: A User's Guide to the Rest of Your Life, Workforce Crisis: How to Beat the Coming Shortage of Skills and Talent and a children’s book Gideon’s Dream: A Tale of New Beginnings.
Nicholas Eberstadt, PhD
Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy, American Enterprise Institute
Nicholas Eberstadt is the Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) in Washington DC, and is Senior Adviser to the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) in Seattle, WA. He is a noted commentator and researcher in the areas of demographics, foreign aid, poverty, economic development and development policy, infant mortality and health disparities in the United States, and health and mortality (including HIV/AIDS) in foreign nations. With special expertise on Korea, East Asia, and Russia and other former Soviet republics, Dr. Eberstadt regularly consults for governmental and international organizations, including the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. State Department, USAID, and World Bank.
François Sarkozy, MD, DEA and MBA
Chairman, Publicis Healthcare Consulting
François Sarkozy is the Chairman of Publicis Healthcare Consulting, a healthcare strategic management consulting firm (Paris & New York), since 2010. He has been a Managing Partner at AEC Partners (2001-2010) as well as the President of AEC Partners Inc. in New York (2006-2010). He is a Supervisory Board member of Vesalius I since 2009, Vesalius II since 2011 and was the Vice-chairman of the BioAlliance Pharma Supervisory Board (2005-2010). In 2008, he co-founded LongeviTV.com a web TV dedicated to healthy ageing. Sarkozy previously held various senior positions in the pharmaceutical industry, where he worked for 10 years, both in France and the US, including the positions of International Development Director with Roussel-Uclaf, Vice-President Global Head of Portfolio & Project Management and CEO of the International Centre of Toxicology (CIT, France) for Hoechst Marion Roussel and Medical Director France for Aventis Pharma.