• Stephen Cornelissen

    ​Adjunct Professor and Group Chief Executive Officer of Mercy Health (Richmond, Victoria, Australia) Adjunct Professor Stephen Cornelissen BN, MHA, Grad Cert CCL, Dip SI, GAICD Stephen has 25 years’ experience in the health and aged care industry in Australia and New Zealand. Since Stephen assumed the role of Group Chief Executive Officer at Mercy Health on […]

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  • Judy Martin

    Director SAGE International Program Manager & Industry Liaison Manager, ThomsonAdsett (South Brisband, Australia) Judy Martin commenced her career as a Registered Nurse. She has over 20 yrs clinical experience in various areas of health including management of a day surgery (operating theatre), Indigenous health and Aged care Management. Diversifying into Business Development, Client Services and Management, Staff […]

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  • Laetitia Daufenbach

    Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning & Projects, Global Seniors Segment, Sodexo (Paris, France) Laetitia Daufenbach is the Senior Vice President, Head of Strategic Planning & Projects and a member of Sodexo’s Global Seniors Executive Committee. In this capacity, she defines the Global Segment’s strategic plan based on mega trends, market and competitor analyses as well […]

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  • Wendy Green

    Co-Facilitator, Global Ageing Leadership Retreat As managing vice president of leadership development, Wendy Green has led the design and implementation of the Leadership Academy curriculum for the past decade. She oversees the association’s leadership initiatives and uses her expertise in content development to create engaging education opportunities for leaders at every level.

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  • Femada Shamam

    Femada Shamam has been working in the field of care and support to the elderly for 16 years. She is currently the Chief Operating Officer of The Association for the Aged (TAFTA), a Durban-based NPO that caters to the needs of older people. The organization provides services and support to approximately 7,500 people in Durban, South Africa.

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  • Colin King

    Global Head of Business Development, Sales & Strategic Accounts,Sodexo Senior Living (United Kingdom) Colin King is a member of the Sodexo Worldwide Executive Committee for Sodexo’s Global Healthcare & Senior Living business segment.  A top priority is to establish Sodexo as a strong partner to the Senior Living industry globally. Colin joined Sodexo in 2012 as […]

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  • Emi Kiyota

    Emi Kiyota, Ph.D. an Environmental Gerontologist and organizational culture change specialist, currently serves as a consultant to implement person-centered care practice in long term care facilities. Having published journal articles and book chapters in Germany, Japan, Switzerland, and the United States, Emi has done pre-design programming for senior housing and addiction treatment centers in the United States and abroad. In addition to making a vast array of contributions to national and international initiatives focused on quality improvement in the built environment for long-term care and aging services, Emi holds great concern for the needs of elders in the developing world.

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  • Vincenzo Paolino

    Vincenzo Paolino, RN, MSc Management of Health Care Organizations, BSc Psychology, BSc General Management and Management of NPOs (*1965 in Munich) is a certified specialist in geriatric care equipped with entrepreneurial spirit. He has a background in care management as well as business economy. Extended leadership experience and continued education enable him to lead companies in the field of long term care with sustained success.

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  • Richard Semanda

    Richard Semanda, B.A Public Administration and Management Kampala International University, holds a Dip in Mass communication, Professional Teacher, Executive Director and promoter of the Geriatric Respite Care Foundation – Uganda (G.R.C.F-U). Co-founder, The Aged Family Uganda (TAFU). Director Hospital and Home Care Services. Advisor National Network of older persons of Uganda (NNOPU) and was a National Co-ordinator NNOPU for 4 years. Partial trainer of health and non-health professionals Hospice AFRICA – UGANDA. Trained at International Institute on Ageing, United Nations – Malta, Conducted training programs in Gerontology in Uganda, carried out a research with WHO Geneva Department of Ageing and Life Course on the understanding the experience of older women and men in Kampala (Towards Age-Friendly Cities / Communities) 2014, been a presenter and speaker on Gerontology and Palliative care conferences at both local and International levels.

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  • Cheryl Wilson

    Cheryl Wilson is the Chief Executive Officer of St. Paul’s Senior Homes & Services in San Diego, California USA. She has a Master’s degree from the University of Redlands, MA and an RN from Prince Henry’s Nursing School. Ms. Wilson has earlier experience as a Critical Care/Operating nurse and consultant to long-term care programs/new programs & facilities development, 1974-2001. Prior to her current position, she also was a Pediatric Clinic Supervisor and an instructor for the Nursing Administration examination for Med-Ed and American Nurses College.

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