Jane currently splits her week in two; she is Ageing Better’s Programme Development Manager, Healthy Ageing, working to support the vision of creating a society where everyone enjoys a good later life; and Policy Research Unit Manager Older People based at the University of Manchester where she lives. Jane has over 18 years’ experience of working in programme leadership and project management in the fields of active and healthy ageing, falls prevention and social inclusion. During the past 6 years Jane has been working across Europe, as a member of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing, Action Group 2 – Falls Prevention, as well as coordinating the Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination Programme (ProFouND). Jane also works as an Executive Coach, working with senior leaders from across public and charitable organisations. Outside of work, Jane and her family are foster parents to early career Paralympic simmers based at the British Para-Olympic National Performance Centre in Manchester.