HelpAge International
Justin Derbyshire
Chief Executive Officer HelpAge

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 a global secretariat working with, through and for its network of over 150 members.

In January 2018, Justin represented HelpAge at the Commission for Social Development in January 2018; at the 9th working session of the UN OEWG on Ageing in New York in July 2018; at the WHO Stakeholder Meeting on the Platform on Population Ageing in November 2018; at the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women in March 2019 and at the G20 High-level Symposium on Aging and Financial Inclusion in June 2019.

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