Michele Acton is the Chief Executive of Fight for Sight, the UK’s leading eye research charity. She is a strong advocate of beneficiary involvement in research and research priorities.
Professor Carol Baxter has over four decades experience of working across the health and social care, private, voluntary and academic sectors at a local, national and international level.
Chief Executive of Havering Council Cheryl Coppell was awarded an OBE for services to local government, in a career spanning over 20 years.
Our Board is headed by Lord Filkin, who has worked on public policy and public service improvement as a government Minister, policy innovator, Chief Executive and social entrepreneur. He chaired the House of Lords Select Committee whose report, Ready for Ageing? was published in March 2013.
Heléna Herklots, Chief Executive of Carers UK, has been involved in issues of ageing and working with older people for 30 years.
Mark is UK and Europe Finance Director for Standard Life. He brings a wealth of experience and expertise to Ageing Better.
Professor Mays is Professor of Health Policy at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. He brings to Ageing Better extensive experience and knowledge of social research methods and the use of findings in policy and practice.
Katherine Rake has worked over a number of years to influence national policy and practice, as a charity Chief Executive and an academic.