MSc. Jing Z. Forrest

MSc. Jing Z. Forrest
PhD student (external)


Ms. Jing Z. Forrest is currently a Ph.D. student and a member of the Quality of Life Lab at the Institute of Service Science, University of Geneva, Switzerland. She holds a Master of Engineer degree in Operational Research from George Mason University in Virginia, United States. Before joining UN agencies, Ms. Forrest gained valuable experience working for renowned consulting firms, including Price Waterhouse Coopers.

In her current role as a Business Process Change Manager at the United Nations, Ms. Forrest plays a crucial role in supporting the global supply chain management process using SAP tools. Simultaneously, she is pursuing her Ph.D. under the guidance of Professor Wac, with a specific focus on Assistive Technologies for the Ageing population. Her research is closely aligned with the United Nations Substantive Development Goals, aiming to contribute significantly to this field.

Ms. Forrest’s accomplishments have been recognized, and she has been accepted to present her first systematic literature review on Assistive Technologies for Seniors at the AAAE conference in August 2023. This recognition her ongoing efforts to advance the field of Assistive Technologies.

Through her work and research, Ms. Forrest determined and made a profound commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of the ageing population and beyond. She has the passion and dedication to promoting quality of life for all.