Director of International and Corporate Relations, International Federation on Ageing
Greg Shaw serves as Director of International and Corporate Relations for the International Federation on Ageing. Greg has been responsible for the development of Building Capacity in Health Care Programs in Africa, worked closely with the South African Human Rights Commission to establish an older person’s forum in the country, and collaborated with the government of Mauritius to establish an Observatory on Ageing. Prior to joining the IFA, he held senior management positions within the Australian Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, working with residential and community aged care programs in Western Australia.
With a strong background in science and health administration, his earlier work focused on policy development and program implementation supporting the aged care needs of rural northern Australian communities. An advocate for marginalized community groups in the 1990s, he worked with many Aboriginal and ethnic communities to establish specifically tailored aged care homes and community aged care services for these groups. Greg represents the IFA at the United Nations, works closely with governments, and maintains the IFA’s elder abuse initiatives.