Sandra Timmermann

Sandra Timmermann is the Director of the MetLife Mature Market Institute. In this role, she is responsible for MetLife’s information and policy resource center for issues concerning aging, retirement, long-term care, and the mature market. She is a nationally recognized gerontologist with over 25 years of experience in the field of aging. Prior to joining MetLife in April 1997, Timmermann held senior staff positions with several national aging organizations, including the American Society on Aging, AARP, and SeniorNet. Earlier in her career, she worked with corporate clients as an account supervisor in public relations and marketing agencies.\r\n\r\nTimmermann writes the Financial Gerontology column for the Journal of Financial Service Professionals. She is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars, such as World at Work, Mid-Sized Pension Management, American Society on Aging, and the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists, and has been interviewed by major media, including the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. She serves on the Boards of Directors of the American Society on Aging, the National Alliance for Caregiving, and the Southwestern Connecticut Area Agency on Aging. In addition, she is Chair of the Business Forum on Aging and is listed in Who’s Who in America. Timmermann received a BA degree from the University of Colorado and MA and Ed.D. degrees from Columbia University.