Secretary General, International Federation on Ageing (IFA)
Jane M Barratt, Ph.D. is the Secretary General, International Federation on Ageing. Representing over 75 million older people through the membership of the IFA, Jane has direct responsibility for the corporation’s operational performance, quality and strategic implementation, and business development. This includes leadership at the United Nations Economic and Social Council in New York, Geneva and Vienna and the WHO. Among her many current positions Jane is a Member of Vision Academy, Director, Baycrest Health Sciences and Chair of the Education Advisory Committee, Associate Scientist, Sinai Health System, Member, Global Committee for the DR Barometer Program, and Member of the International Council for Adult Immunisation. She is a former member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Ageing and until recently Chair, Standing Selection Committee for the Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada and a former member of the Global Agenda Council on Ageing for the World Economic Forum.