Dame Susan Glazebrook and Dr Bev James, of Spring Creek, MNZM for services to seniors
Dr Bev James is Director of Public Policy and Research Ltd. She has applied her research findings to support planning and policy development, enable organisations to understand and meet the needs of older people, and enable older people to make informed decisions about housing options. Along with others, she developed the ‘My Home My Choices’ and ‘Life When Renting’ tools for older renters and landlords. She chairs the Marlborough Sustainable Housing Trust, which has provided housing to economically disadvantaged people. Dr James is a researcher on the Building Better Homes Town and Cities National Science Challenge team and was a researcher in the Ageing Well National Science Challenge.