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Michele Acton
Michele is the Chief Executive of Fight for Sight, the UK’s leading eye research charity. She was previously the Chief Executive of the UCL Hospitals Charitable Foundation.

Michele is a strong advocate of beneficiary involvement in research and research priorities.

Prior to joining the charitable sector Michele spent 15 years working as an investment banker in London advising companies on raising finance and mergers and acquisitions, latterly as a Director of Equity Capital Markets at HSBC Investment Bank.

Michele read Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at Trinity College, Oxford.

“I am particularly interested in bringing evidence about ageing better to the forefront and am excited about the impact the Centre for Ageing Better can have in empowering people to experience a more active, healthier and happier older age”, says Michele.