Anne-Sophie Parent is Secretary General of AGE Platform Europe, a EU network representing directly 30 million people aged 50+ across the EU-27 which she has been leading since 2002. AGE aims to voice and promote the interests of the 150 million inhabitants aged 50+ in the European Union.
Ms Parent has 20 years experience in dealing with policy and project development at EU level, having been Director of Autism-Europe for 6 years and President of the Social Platform for 2 mandates. She sits on various advisory committees set up by the European Commission (European Pensions Forum, e-Health Stakeholders Group, European Health Policy Forum, Advisory Board of the Assisted Ambient Living Programme, Dialogue Group on Insurance, Financial Services Users’ Group, Steering Group of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing). She is also a member of the Advisory Group of the United Nations – Economic Commission for Europe (UN-ECE) Generations and Gender Programme and a member of the Advisory Board of the World Demography & Ageing Forum (WDA).