Advisory Council

The project is delighted to be assisted by an advisory council which consists of renowned experts in the field (both scientific and practical) as well as representatives of the employers and employees in the Baltic Sea Region. Its task is to serve as a sounding board for the project, reviewing the proposed plans for age management interventions in companies and public institutions as well as giving advice on the evaluation methodology and the conclusions drawn from the evaluation.

The members (in alphabetical order) are:

Peter Domschke
Peter Domschke has worked as a consultant and partner at the international Human Resources Consultancy Towers Perrin (now Towers Watson) with various management and project responsibilities for more than thirty years. Since leaving in 2010 he works as a consulting freelancer. He is also co-author of the book “The future looks old - Challenges of demographic change for human resources management”.

Dariusz Gobis
Dariusz Gobis is Director of the Pomeranian Chamber of Crafts for Small and Medium Enterprises in Gdańsk. He has served in various forms as regional stakeholder such as a member of the regional employment board, in the regional Committee for Social Dialogue or as member of the Monitoring Committee of the Operational Programme for Pomorskie.

Juhani Ilmarinen
Juhani Ilmarinen has served for more than 35 years at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH) and in several renowned national and international advisory boards and institutions. Having published a plethora of articles and books, after retiring Professor Juhani Ilmarinen established a consultancy (JIC Ltd.) to implement an evidence-based model for work ability and to promote the status of all generations with respect to the concepts of age management, work ability, and the life course.

Roland Kadefors
Roland Kadefors is associate Professor and researcher at the University of Gothenburg, Department of Work Science. During his more than forty years lasting academic career his research has focused on technical and organisational design of work and workplaces as well as ageing and work. Roland Kadefors has coordinated several European, national and regional projects and is recently emphasising issues on demographic change and attitudes towards older employees and retiring.

Åsmund Lunde
Åsmund Lunde has been director of the Norwegian Centre for Senior Policy (CSP) for 22 years from 1988 and is now senior officer. CSP has given experience in fields like information/communication, initiation of research concerning older workers, lobbying and coordination of activities on behalf of the tripartite partners (Government/Employers´ Associations/Unions). As director he was also deeply involved in development of age management in companies/enterprises as consultant from 1990 to 2001. He has participated in several EU projects as well.

Hans Manzke
Hans Manzke is responsible for international relations and social policy at the Employer´ association of the metal and electronics industry (Nordmetall), Germany.

Anders Paalzow
Anders Paalzow is Rector of the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga. His research interests lie in micro- and macroeconomics as well as the application of economic research in important policy areas. He serves in several European and national public advisory boards and is an expert in competitiveness and regional development for Latvia and the Baltic Sea Region.

Marjo Wallin
Marjo Wallin is a specialised researcher at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH). She has been analysing age management practices in European organisations and has developed an international, digital evaluation tool of age management practices for HR professionals. She collaborates in several international and national R&D projects related to age Management, diversity management, participation and interaction. She also coordinated national activities of the European Year of Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations 2012.