Secretariat Staff & Contact Information
The Center for Health and Aging within The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) served as the Secretariat for the Pacific Health Summit from its conceptualization in 2004 to its concluding meeting in 2012. As Secretariat, NBR held programmatic and fiduciary responsibility for all aspects of the meeting.
Established in 1989, NBR is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution dedicated to informing and strengthening policy in the Asia-Pacific. The mission of NBR’s Center for Health and Aging (CHA) is to facilitate constructive dialogue between science, industry, and policy and conduct research that highlights unique opportunities to improve health through creative policy and cross-sector collaboration.
Members of the Summit Secretariat team included:
Toshie Ando, Special Advisor
Joyce Baltazar, Designer
Michael Birt, Executive Director
Brian Hutchinson, Project Associate
Seema Kapoor, Project Associate
Jacqueline Koch, Media Relations Coordinator
Jilan Liu, Special Advisor
Carolyn Roper, Executive Assistant & Event Logistics
Nualchan Sakchalathorn, Senior Project Director
Claire Topal, Managing Director
Learn more about the Summit’s history and mission.