The World Dementia Council has 24 members working across six continents. Council members are global leaders who work in research, academia, industry and civil society. The Council also includes members who are living with dementia.
The World Dementia Council has multiple associate members help to ensure that the council's agenda aligns with other global dementia initiatives, providing the council with important strategic advice, guidance and intelligence. As they do not have full membership status, associate members don’t vote on issues such as the election of a new chair or new members, or on matters of governance. Associate members are normally representatives of governments or non-governmental organizations, with membership being transferable amongst personnel within the organization, and not term limited.