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More about our guests:
Anna Dixon is the Chief Executive of the Centre for Ageing Better, an independent charity that brings about lasting changes in society so more people can enjoy later life. Anna joined the organisation in September 2015 and has taken it from start-up to become an established organisation. With an endowment from the Big Lottery Fund and as part of the What Works Network, Ageing Better is focused on bringing about impact informed by evidence across four priorities: fulfilling work, healthy ageing, safe and accessible housing and connected communities.
Anna is author of The Age of Ageing Better? A Manifesto for Our Future
Before joining Ageing Better, Anna was Director of Strategy and Chief Analyst at the Department of Health from 2013-2015. She has also held positions as Director of Policy at The King’s Fund, Lecturer in European Health Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science, policy analyst at the Department of Health Strategy Unit (2003-04). In 2005-6 she was awarded a Harkness Fellowship in Health Policy by the Commonwealth Fund of New York which she spent at the University of Oregon. She has a PhD in Social Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Julian Harcourt is the Aging2.0 Book Club moderator and runs greyafro a specialist marketing consultancy helping businesses understand/target/communicate with consumers aged over 50. Julian will be introducing the session and moderating our question and answer session.
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