Adelina Comas-Herrera

Ms Adelina Comas-Herrera

Dementia Research Programme | academic

Assistant Professorial Research Fellow
London School of Economics and Political Science
Care Policy and Evaluation Centre (CPEC) Houghton Street London
+44 (0)20 7955 7306

Adelina Comas-Herrera is currently Assistant Professorial Research Fellow at the Care Policy and Evaluation Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her main research interests are economic aspects of care, treatment and support of people with dementia, and long-term care financing, both in the UK and globally. She has extensive experience in developing simulation models of the future resources required to address long-term care needs and needs arising from dementia.

Adelina co-led the STRiDE (Strengthening responses to dementia in developing countries) project funded by UKRI and is the curator of, an initiative linked to International Long-Term Care Policy Network that shares evidence and resources to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 amongst those who use and provide long-term care. She has been a consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank’s ageing and long-term care programme and for the World Health Organisation’s Department of Ageing and Life Course, preparing a country self-assessment tool for long-term care. She was a co-author of the 2016 and 2019 editions of the World Alzheimer Report.