Andreas Motel-Klingebiel, Prof. Dr. phil. habil. – Sociologist and Gerontologist, Professor in Ageing and Later Life, Research Director and Head of the Division Ageing and Social Change, Linköping University, Sweden. Earlier, he held positions at the German Centre of Gerontology (DZA), the Freie Universität Berlin and the Max Planck Institute for Human Development (MPIB), and taught Gerontology and Sociology at the University of Vechta and the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Main research interests are in ageing, diversity, social inequality and exclusion, life course and individual dynamics as well as social and cultural change. Current research includes the projects ‘EIWO – Exclusion and Inequality in Late Working Life: Evidence for Policy Innovation Towards Inclusive Extended Work and Sustainable Working Conditions in Sweden and Europe’, ‘GENPATH – A life course perspective on the gendered pathways of exclusion’ and ‘Ageing in a Changing Society’ as well as the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action ‘ITN EuroAgeism’.