BSc in Cellular and Molecular Pathology; MSc in Health Promotion Sciences; PhD in Social Policy Studies. Leads the APHRC Unit on Aging and Development; Extraordinary Professor, North West University, South Africa; Visiting Associate Professor, University of Southampton, UK. Regional Chair for Africa, International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Board Member, Population Reference Bureau (PRB) and UNInternational Institute on Ageing; Technical Adviser, Global Commission on Ageing in Developing Countries; Member, African Union Working Group on Rights of Older People. Interests: older populations and development in sub-Saharan Africa; intergenerational dynamics; long-term care; resilience, generativity and well-being in older age.