Wellbeing has a big scale of things: activity, restaurants, conversations pieces etc and we have tried to make a nice mix of that. And I’m here in the library of Palmerston, and to my astonishment, it’s exactly like the sheltered village squares we are trying to make in Holland. It’s a very very nice library I am in here.
CEO of the Humanitas Foundation, which uses the philosophy of happiness to revolutionise the social and commercial approach to retirement villages in the Netherlands. He was the lead speaker at the Ageing Asia Leadership Workshop in Palmerston North in 2013.