Professor Yitzhak Brick
Chairman, Israel Gerontological Society

Professor Yitzhak Brick was the President of the International Federation on Ageing between 2000 and 2006. He served as Director General of JDC-ESHEL, the Association for the Planning and Development of Services for the Aged in Israel, from 1988 to 2012.

Before to his time at JDC-ESHEL, Professor Brick spent a decade as Deputy Director General of Israel’s Ministry of Labor & Social Affairs. Prior to this position, he held other top positions in the Ministry of Welfare, serving there for 25 years.

He has served on a large number of national and international boards concerned with social planning and aged care. In January of 2013, he was elected Chairman of the Israel Gerontological Society.