Linda Robinson

Chief Executive · Age NI

Linda has exceptional knowledge and understanding of the challenges and opportunities faced by our ageing population.

Psychology Policy Health Social Care Ageing

Professor Claire Surr

Professor of Dementia Studies and Director of the Centre for Dementia Research · Leeds Beckett University

Her research addresses care and support for people living with dementia and those who care for them.

General Hospitals Social Care Patient Support Carers Dementia

Dr. Lan Philp

Deputy Medical Director · Heart of England NHS Foundation

Dr. Philp joined Heart of England NHS Foundation on 7 July as Deputy Medical Director for Older People

Vaccination Person Centred Assessment Health Policy Quality of Life Healthcare

Prof. Martin Knapp

Professor of Social Policy · Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics

Professor Knapp's research focuses on dementia, mental health, autism, long-term social care, and often incorporates economic perspectives

Long Term Care Dementia Community Care Policy Health Economics Health Policy

Tony Young

Director of Medical Innovation · Anglia Ruskin University

As Clinical Lead, Tony provides clinical leadership and support in delivering improved health outcomes in England.

Physiology Urology Medicine Social Care Medical Innovation

Dr Lucy Selman

Senior Research Fellow · University of Bristol

Exploring complex clinical interventions, and palliative and end of life care and bereavement.

Qualitative and Mixed Methods End of Life Care Palliative Care Grief and Bereavement Intervention Development and Evaluation

Vickie Cammack

Social Innovator and Care Activist · A Good Life Consulting

Vickie Cammack is the Founder of Tyze Personal Networks that helps people to care as a network

Social Innovation Social Entrepreneurship Public Speaking Community Development Caregiving

Dr. John Beard

Director of Ageing and Life Course · World Health Organization

Dr John Beard, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., is Director of Ageing and Life Course with the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva

Fostering Healthy Ageing Population Ageing Epidemiology Public Health and Ageing

Justin O'Grady

Associate Professor in Medical Microbiology · University of East Anglia

His research is into the rapid detection of infections, particularly respiratory infections such as Tuberculosis and Pneumonia.

Detection of Pneumonia Respiratory Infections Microbiology Medical Microbiology Detection of Tuberculosis

Simon Hammond

Lecturer in Education · University of East Anglia

His main work focuses on young people's use of digital technologies.

Digital Resilience Social Psychology Mental Health Use of Technology Psychology

Prof. Jean Woo

Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Director, CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing · University of Hong Kong

Professor Woo's research interests include chronic diseases affecting elderly people, health services research, nutrition epidemiology

Geriatric Medicine Public Health Nutrition Epidemiology Chronic diseases affecting elderly people Health Services Research

Rintaro Mori

Regional Adviser for Population Ageing and Sustainable Development · UNFPA

Involved in research/aid-works in Madagascar, Bangladesh and Mongolia, as well as research in health systems & women’s & children’s health

Global Health Health Policy Population Ageing Women's and Children's Health Sustainability

Dr. Pat Armstrong

Professor · Department of Sociology, York University

Dr. Armstrong's work focuses on the fields of social policy, of women, work and the health and social services.

Decent Work for All Feminist Political Economy Women and Work Health Policy Health Care

Alex de Ruyter

Professor and Director, Centre for Brexit Studies · Birmingham City University

Alex de Ruyter's main research interests are in labour markets, globalisation, Brexit and economic development

Exonomic Development Labour Markets Brexit Globalisation

Tricia Jenkins

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Tricia Jenkins is an expert in digital media, international film festivals and how Hollywood and the CIA shape film and television.

Big Data and Media Television and Film Genres Hollywood and the CIA Russian Trolls International Film Festivals

Dr Alexis Paton

Lecturer, Social Epidemiology and the Sociology of Health · Aston University

Alexis Paton's research focuses on how sociology and medical ethics can improve healthcare services.

Health Inequalities Health Improvement Sociology of Health Bioethics Medical Ethics

Corinne Kyriacou

Associate Professor of Health Professions · Hofstra University

Dr. Kyriacou studies public health challenges for the chronically ill. She was the Master of Public Health Program's founding director.

Health Care System Organization, Financing, Delivery and Reform Health and Aging Policy Public Health Leadership Planning, Implementation and Evaluation of Community Health Programs Integrated Care

Lawrence Palinkas

Albert G. and Frances Lomas Feldman Endowed Professorship in Social Policy and Health · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Palinkas is an expert in the areas of preventive medicine, cross-cultural medicine and health services research

Implementation Science Disaster Mental Health Systems Preventive Medicine Medical Anthropology Global Health

Richard Tunney

Professor and Head of Psychology · Aston University

Richard Tunney's research is on judgement and decision-making. He also researches behavioural addiction including gambling.

Decision-Making Gambling Judgement and decision-making Surrogate Decision-Making Impulsivity

Kristy Sanderson

Professor of Applied Health Research · University of East Anglia

She has been examining the working lives of those in the UK health, paramedic and social care sector.

Suicide Risk Assessment Psychiatric Epidemiology Mental Health Absenteeism Workplace Wellness