Louise Ansari has joined the Centre for Ageing Better, a charitable foundation, as director of communications.
Ansari will work closely with Anna Dixon, chief executive, Dan Jones, director of innovation and change and Claire Turner, interim director of evidence at Centre for Ageing Better.
Anna Dixon, chief executive of Centre for Ageing Better, said: “We are delighted to welcome Louise, who brings an enormous amount of experience and will play a key role in building a strong communications function to drive changes that help people enjoy a good later life.”
With more than 20 years of experience in strategic communications roles, Ansari has worked as director of communications at Diabetes UK and held senior positions within the British Embassy in Madrid and the Council of Europe. Ansari has also worked as head of communications at Lambeth Borough Council and with the Food Standards Agency, the Health Education Authority and Which?
The Centre for Ageing Better’s mission is to help people to enjoy their later life.
Ansari added: “With a growing ageing population in the UK and the huge opportunities and challenges this presents for society and individuals, it’s an incredibly exciting time to be joining Ageing Better. I look forward to sharing my passion for using communications to help improve lives.”
Ageing Better is currently recruiting for three senior communications managers for digital, engagement and media.