Elina Suzuki is a health policy analyst at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), where she has worked extensively on dementia, ageing and long-term care. In addition to her work on dementia and ageing, she leads the Health Division’s work on climate change and health and also works on topics related to long COVID and the health systems response to the pandemic, as well as people-centred health systems. She was previously an advisor to the Director of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs at the OECD.
Elina was formerly based at SEEK Development in Berlin, where she worked with a range of organisations and international institutions on issues of health financing and global health governance. She graduated from McGill University and received her master’s degree from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.