Dr Jed Montayre is a senior lecturer and researcher in the School of Nursing & Midwifery at Western Sydney University. Jed’s research focuses on population ageing, health outcomes of older migrant populations, age-friendly communities and ageing workforce issues. Jed’s reputation and expertise in ageing research resulted to various professional organisations’ national committee appointments. Jed is a New South Wales executive committee member of the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG). Jed served as the chairperson of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Nursing Research Section and was an executive committee member of the New Zealand Association of Gerontology. In September 2016, Jed received the New Zealand Nurses’ Organisation (NZNO)-Young Nurse of the Year Award, a national award that celebrates the exemplary work of nurses in the younger age group. The award recognised his early-career contribution to gerontology nursing and research. In September 2018, Jed is one of the only 26 nurses selected from applicants all over the world, to participate in the Global Nursing Leadership Institute Policy Programme hosted by International Council of Nurses. Jed has a great interest on oral health outcomes in the ageing population, which includes upskilling the aged care workforce to be responsive to the unique oral health care needs of older adults and improving oral health related outcomes which contributes to older peoples’ health and wellbeing. Jed is an associate editor of Australasian Journal on Ageing.