The Longevity Imperative: An interview with Health Economics author, Professor Andrew Scott.


The All-Party Parliamentary Health Group and Lord Bethell are delighted to invite you to an interview with Professor Andrew Scott, author of "The Longevity imperative" on the importance of our good health to the British economy.

Professor Scott will discuss the fundamental changes needed in our health system, the economy and the financial sector and highlight the critical, cultural and political shifts that need to happen as we adapt to a new longevity era.

Chaired by Lord Bethell, Professor Scott will reflect on the OBR’s economic and fiscal forecast to be presented to Parliament alongside the Spring Budget on 6th March 2024; and make recommendations for a new government after the election.


Andrew J. Scott is the world’s leading expert on the economics of longevity. An award winning researcher, speaker, author and teacher he is a co-founder of The Longevity Forum, co-author of the global bestseller, “The 100 Year Life,” and a professor of economics at London Business School.

Professor Scott’s research focuses on the implications of longevity and his advisory work on helping individuals, non-profits, corporations, and governments to seize the benefits of a longer-living society.

His recent official positions include:-

  • Cabinet Office Honours Committee (Science & Technology) (2017-present)
  • Office For Budget Responsibility, Advisory Panel (2010-present)
  • Advisor To Abu Dhabi Government On Creating A Longevity Society, 2022-
  • International Advisory Panel, Singapore Queenstown Project, 2021-
  • National Academy Of Medicine, International Commissioner, Commission On Creating A Global
  • Roadmap For Healthy Longevity, 2021-22
  • United Nations Author Background Paper for Secretary General “Global Agenda For Older Person Post Covid” 2020
  • Bank Of England Houblon-Norman-George Committee, Chair, (2014-2020)

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