Our Team

Laura Tamblyn Watts

President & CEO

Laura Tamblyn Watts, president and CEO of CanAge, is a highly sought after expert regarding matters involving older adults in Canada and around the world. She currently teaches at the University of Toronto, where she is also a Fellow of the Institute for Life Course and Aging.

Laura is an Executive Member of the Canadian Bar Association’s National Elder Law section and a Board member of the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly. She is also a board member of the Investment Funds Institute of Canada’s (IFIC) committee on Seniors and Vulnerable Investors, PACE Independent Living, Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario, and an incoming member of the Investment Industry Regulators Organizations of Canada (IIROC).

Lisa Hartford

Director, Communications and Knowledge Mobilization

Michelle Saunders

Executive Producer, Media & Content (on leave)

Diana Cable

Director, Policy and

Paula Annibale

Director, Marketing and Audience Development

Christiane Boeck

Director, Operations and Strategic Partnerships

Lawrence Ly

Graphic Designer

John Ray

Digital Marketing and
Audience Development

Sarah Pillersdorf, MSW

Policy Officer

Xanthe Fiocca

Policy Officer

Haley Mason

Policy Officer

Vanessa Sparks

Policy Officer

Brett Book

Policy Officer

Marisa Gutta

Policy Officer

Jacqueline Ho

Policy Officer

Nisha Mendonca

Policy Officer

Mackenzie Kiemele

Project Officer

Nathaniel Rubin

Communications and Media

Samiha Sharif

Policy Officer

Tasha Lorenzen-Ewing

Policy Officer

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