WDC elects new trustees

The World Dementia Council has elected three new trustees, Professor Paulo Caramelli, Professor of Neurology, Federal University of Minas Gerais in Brazil, Professor Miia Kivipelto, Professor in Clinical Geriatrics at Karolinska Institutet, center for Alzheimer Research in Sweden, and Dr Joanne Pike President and CEO Alzheimer’s Association in the United States.  

Three trustees stood down from the Council. They are Professor Ricardo Allegri Head of Department of Cognitive Neurolgy and Director of Ageing and Memory Centre Fleni Neurological Institute in Argentina, Chris Llewellyn Senior Partner at McKinsey and Company in London and Meera Pattabiraman, President Emeritus of ARDSI in India. Members thanks retiring trustees for their service. 

Continuing as trustees are Emeritus Professor Philip Scheltens, chair of WDC and Professor Emeritus of Cognitive Neurology, founder and past director of the Alzheimer Center Amsterdam and Head of Dementia Fund at EQT Life Sciences in the Netherlands, Professor Kiyoshi Kurokawa Chair, Health and Global Policy Institute in Japan, Harry Johns, former CEO and President Alzheimer’s Association in the United States and George Vradenburg Co-Chair Davos Alzheimer’s Collaborative in the United States.