The Prime Minister has appointed David Mayhew as the latest Dementia Envoy. Dennis Gillings was the former World Dementia Envoy.
“The envoy works with countries, corporations and leaders from around the world, sharing expertise and promoting research and support for people with dementia and their carers”.
New Dementia Envoy appointed. London: Department of Health, March 1st 2016.
Politics With a Small “p”?
Meanwhile, the World Dementia Council (WDC) espouses an independently global outlook:
“ …council will be independent of any government and not representative of government policy”. (WDC Official Website).