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1:00pm - 4:00pm
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As Secretary General at the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports in 2015, where he is in charge of the general governance of the Ministry.Read More
Erik Gerritsen was appointed Secretary General at the Ministry of Health Welfare and Sport in June 2015. As Secretary-General he is in charge of the general governance of the Ministry. In 1996 he was appointed Director Financial and Economic Aairs of the Ministry of Foreign Aairs where he became deputy Secretary General in 1999. In 2000 he made the transition to the Municipality of Amsterdam. As City Clerk of Amsterdam he was the primary advisor to the College of Mayor and Alderpersons. In 2009 he became Chairman of the Amsterdam Regional Youth Protection Agency. Erik Gerritsen was born in The Hague in 1962 and studied Political Science and Public Administration and Information Management.
Mel Barsky is a Director at the Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI), a unique private / public collaboration that has raised over $124M and has funded over 200 projects globally. Mel is leading the continued international growth of CABHI. Prior to CABHI, Mel was Co-Founder President & COO of INTERVENT Canada, Founding Partner and Executive Director of Scotiabank Private Equity Investments and Director of Business Development & Sales Strategy for American Express.
Business development and communications professional helping global technology startups succeed in Japan’s longevity market. More than twenty-five years of experience in Japan and U.S. tech industries. Born and raised in Japan. Native proficiency in Japanese.
Caroline's work focuses on research developing collaborative partnerships and analyzing best practices for aging policy at the local and regional levels. Her interests include intersectoral strategies and partnership models for successful aging in community, the role of technology in civic innovation and the impact of longevity on a changing workforce. She holds a master's degree in public policy from the Price School and bachelor degrees in politics and theater from Bates College.
Frank Leyhausen is General Manager of MedCom International, based in Bonn, Germany. MedCom is the think tank of German NGO “German Seniors League” which was founded more than 20 years ago to “protect the future of the elderly”. Leyhausen joined MedCom International in 2001 after working in marketing of the financial industries for more than 10 years. He received his degree in insurance business, marketing and direct marketing.
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