Anne Rizzo – International Relations Officer, Age Friendly Ireland (AFI)

Profile

Anne Rizzo is an International Relations Officer with Age Friendly Ireland (AFI). She is also a Regional Programme Manager with AFI, supporting eight local Age Friendly Programmes in the West of Ireland, part of a municipality led national programme, operational across all 31 local authority areas in Ireland. Spanning a 20-year career in local government, Anne is a champion of integrated care services with a vision of promoting independent living and building sustainable environments. She has worked with stakeholders across the public, NGO and private sectors, engaging with a variety of organisations, where she has accumulated extensive knowledge of the issues affecting older people and how to plan for demographic change. Her international duties see her representing Age Friendly Ireland at an international level, showcasing Ireland as an example of Age Friendly best practice and providing advice and support to countries wishing to become Age Friendly.

Anne will present during Session 4: Strategies, Evaluation, and Needs Assessment of the conference on March 23 starting at 8:30  a.m.