Dr Tim Adair is a demographer who has worked with the National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre since 2011, and as the Centre Director since December 2012. He has extensive experience, both in Australia and internationally, working within the government, university and private sectors in the analysis of a wide range of key policy issues. In particular, his research has focused on the quantitative analysis of government programs on health outcomes, and the design and implementation of surveys and other data collections. He has also worked as a consultant to develop and conduct training programs to improve the capacity of policymakers to utilise evidence to monitor and evaluate programs. He has a PhD in Demography from the Australian National University and completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the MEASURE DHS Program at Macro International (now ICF Macro) in the USA.