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We can all reasonably expect to enjoy lives that are much longer than previous generations. Longevity is a gift unprecedented in human history. But longer lives and demographic change pose many difficult and complicated questions and our next speaker event will focus on one of the most important of these - FINANCE! Our speakers will be raising some key questions, provoking some thoughts and maybe providing some answers!? Come along for an insight and discussion on some of the important financial issues that arise within an ageing population.
Broad Chare Partners
Professor of Design
Director of VOICE Global and Director of Engagement, Faculty of Medical Sciences
I have worked in the professional and financial services sectors for over 15 years and my advice covers all areas of wealth management, including, Retirement Planning, Wealth Protection, Investment Planning, Inheritance Tax planning and Long Term Care Planning. More details are available at www.broadcharepartners.co.uk
I am one of the Chartered Financial Planners in the UK and a Fellow member of the Personal Finance Society.
As a Partner of St. James’s Place Wealth Management, I provide a wide range of wealth management services to individuals. My emphasis is on maintaining a long-term relationship with my clients and to provide them with a source of trusted advice as their financial needs evolve over the years.
I am a Professor in the School of Design at Northumbria University. Until recently (December 2016) I was a Lecturer at Newcastle University, based in the interdisciplinary Open Lab. My training is in industrial design but my research sits at the intersections of interaction design, human-computer interaction, user experience, social gerontology, participatory research, public service design, and studies of social media.
Since 2004, I have been conducting design research on the topic of technology for later life and transitions across the life course. This has involved working on a range of projects designing digital technologies and services for and with older people - such as developing tangible and physical interfaces for ‘information appliances’ for later life socialisation, designing banking technologies for those who rely on others to help them with their shopping, and exploring intergenerational voluntary care services with groups of young and old caregivers and recipients. While my research on ageing and technology often touches on issues of health, care and independence, my ambition is to engender more positive attitudes towards older people and later life through technology that promotes the joys and triumphs of old age. I also have general interests in participatory, social and user-generated media, peer-to-peer technologies, as well as the role of bottom-up processes and social practice perspectives on money and finance, civic engagement and health and social care.
Dr Lynne Corner is Director of Engagement, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University. She leads for Voice North - a large organisation established to harness the insights and experience of the public for research and innovation. She also leads for Patient Involvement for the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre and is a member of INVOLVE.
She is a social geronotologist with over 20 years research experience. She has a particular interest in involving the public in research on ageing, health and demographic change and how research can be translated for societal and economic impact and benefit. She also specialises in dementia research and in technologies for an ageing population and is interested in assessment of well-being and service evaluation. She is a member of the SiDE (Social Inclusion through the Digital economy) team - a major EPSRC funded project based at Newcastle University - and also the Livewell team. Dr Corner also directs the NE Dementia Innovation Hub and chairs the NE Dementia Alliance - a stakeholder group established by the Department of Health to support the effective implementation of the National Dementia Strategy in the North East.
Paul is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, with over 30 years’ experience in financial services industries in both the UK and across 20 countries in Europe, Middle East and Asia.
Since returning to the UK he has been a Director of Bridgewater Equity Release for over 10 years and the Chief Executive since 2014. He has extensive experience in both the equity release and the residential property sectors and brings his wider knowledge of financial services and insurance to the business.
Paul is also a Director of The Equity Release Council.
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