Justin Derbyshire

CEO, HelpAge International

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Justin Derbyshire is the Chief Executive at HelpAge International, an international organisation which facilitates older people to claim their rights, challenge discrimination and overcome poverty, such that they can lead dignified, secure, active and healthy lives.

In his time to date, Justin has driven the strategic review of the organisation and overseen the implementation of HelpAge International’s change process marked by a shift from a traditional NGO delivery model to be a global secretariat working with, through and for its network of over 138 members.

In May 2017, Justin represented HelpAge at the WHO Stakeholders’ Meeting on Ageing and Health in Geneva; at the OECD forum in Paris in June 2017; at the UN High level political forum in July 2017 at the 56th session of the Commission for Social Development in January 2018 and at the 9th working session of the UN OEWG on Ageing in New York in July 2018