Dianne Gove (PhD, MA, MA, BSc Hons) is Director for Projects at Alzheimer Europe. Her academic background is in psychology, education and psychoanalytic studies. Her recent doctoral research was on GPs’ perceptions of dementia and how they relate to stigma. She is also a qualified analytical Gestalt therapist. At Alzheimer Europe, she has led projects on palliative care, advance directives, informal care, incontinence care at home and a range of legal and ethical issues.