Roxy Iqbal is the Director of the UK-based social enterprise ATLAS (Assistive Technology, Longevity and Ageing Society), which seeks to help inform and guide the public and private sectors to embrace the UK’s growing AssistiveTech, Longevity and AgeTech industries and to operate with a level of awareness that no longer excludes the senior community and those living with disabilities. Stemming from the notion that technology is a major enabler of social inclusion, the initiative aims to leverage partnerships through convening tech founders, venture philanthropists, and impact investors to deliver a future of technology for all.
Ilia is the Chief Science Officer of “Vetek” (Seniority) Association – the Movement for Longevity and Quality of Life, Israel. Received the PhD at the Department of Science, Technology and Society, Bar Ilan University, Israel. The research has focused on the historical and social implications of aging and longevity R&D, and has also been involved in mathematical modeling of aging and aging-related diseases. A active in advocacy for aging and longevity research.