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George MacGinnis

Healthy Ageing Challenge Director at UK Research and Innovation

Dr Helen Manchester

Reader in Digital Inequalities and Urban Futures, University of Bristol

Professor Judith Phillips OBE

Deputy Principal (Research) & Professor of Gerontology & Research Director, UKRI

Jeremy Porteus

Chief Executive, Housing LIN

Nathan Elstub

Executive Chair, Impact Investment Committee

Ella Goldner

Co-Founder and General Manager of Zinc

Yvonne Sonsino

Partner, Global Co-Leader of ‘Next Stage’

Professor David Halpern

Chief Executive of the Behavioural Insights Team

Mark Norbury

Chief Executive of UnLtd

Pam Smith

Chief Executive of Stockport Council

Dr Jane Barratt

Secretary General, International Federation on Ageing (IFA)

Professor Lucy Chappell

Chief Scientific Adviser for the Department of Health and Social Care

Cynthia Bullock

Deputy Challenge Director, Healthy Ageing, UK Research and Innovation

Heléna Herklots CBE

Older People's Commissioner for Wales

Dr Paul Clarke

Senior Lecturer in Performance Studies, University of Bristol

Maddy Mills

Director, Entelechy Arts

Lucia Arias

Learning and Young People - FACT

Dr Richard Misek

Senior Lecturer in Film and Media at University of Kent

Jonny Freeman

Leading expert in digital media psychology

Professor Linda Clare

Professor of Clinical Psychology of Ageing and Dementia at the University of Exeter Medical School

Professor Thomas Scharf

Professor of Social Gerontology in the Population Health Sciences Institute at Newcastle University

David Orr CBE

Strategic Adviser

Erin Walsh

Director of Built Environment, Connected Places Catapult

Vikki McCall

Senior Lecturer in Social Policy and Housing, University of Stirling

Naomi Kingsley

Chief Executive, London Rebuilding Society

Mary Bright

Head of Social Affairs and Age Special Adviser, Phoenix Group

Trudie Fell

CEO and Co-Founder, BelleVie

Sanjay Lobo

Founder, onHand

Eileen Burbidge

Partner, Passion Capital

Alan Hunter

Co-founder, HBM Advisory

Dr David Huang

Co-founder, Bia Care

Linda McKie

Dean and Head of School of the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Edinburgh

Alistair McQueen

Head of savings and retirement, Aviva

Natasha Oppenheim

CEO, No Desire to Retire

Wendy Loretto

Dean of the Business School and Professor of Organisational Behaviour, University of Edinburgh

Alana Officer

Unit Head, Demographic Change and Healthy Ageing, World Health Organization

Professor Andrew J. Scott

Professor of Economics, London Business School

Professor John Eu-Li Wong

Senior Vice President, National University of Singapore

Professor Lynne Corner

Director of VOICE

Ali Fawkes

Social Innovation Consultant at Humanly

Victoria McMann

CEO, Unforgettable Experiences

Rashmi Kumar

Member of VOICE

Sue Underwood

Member of VOICE

Alex Ramamurthy

Co-Founder and CEO at Mirthy

Liz Dennis

Director, The Filo Project

Laura Alexander

Income Generation Manager, VERSUS

Andrew Chitty

Challenge Director, Audience of the Future Challenge and Creative Industries Clusters Programme UKRI

Shaun Allen

CTO - XR Therapeutics

Dr Hannah Bradwell

Research Fellow at the University of Plymouth

Sarah Campbell

Nuzhat Ali

Lead, Office for Health Improvement and Disparities, Dept for Health and Social Care

Laia Bécares

Senior Lecturer in Applied Social Sciences, University of Sussex

Dr Veena Raleigh

Senior Fellow, Policy at The King's Fund

Dr Emma Stone

Director of Evidence and Engagement, Good Things Foundation

Dr Rebecca Love

Behavioural epidemiologist and co-founder, Vira Health

Pam Smith

Chief Executive, Stockport Council

Professor Leigh Sparks

Deputy Principal and Professor of Retail Studies, University of Stirling

Vinita Dhume

Associate Director at Levitt Bernstein

Colum Lowe

Director, Design Age Institute, Royal College of Art

George Lee

Founder Director, The Commonland

Andy Stuart-William

Head of Product & Communications at Curtis Banks

Dr Jean Accius

Global Purpose-Driven Leader Driving Transformational Change, Innovation & Results

Klaus Niederländer

Director, Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Association

Dr Mike Short CBE

Chief Scientific Adviser, Dept for International Trade

Grace Chan

Business Director, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

Sadiq Khan

Mayor of London

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Centre for Ageing Better

We are a charitable foundation, funded by The National Lottery Community Fund. Our vision is a society where everyone enjoys later life.


Sea Hero Quest

Gaming to help dementia research

Good Boost

Our beta computer-vision game - Sit-to-Stand test


Rehaboo! Active is an exercise game where your own body acts as the game controller, using Cloud-Based AI that can sense motion via any camera without the need for wearables.

GoFit4Fun CIC

Being active has never been so creative and fun

UK National Innovation Centre for Ageing

We are the UK’s National Innovation Centre for Ageing – a world-leading organisation supported by an initial investment from UK Government and Newcastle University – to help co-develop and bring to market products and services which create a world in which we all live better, for longer.

Centre for Ageing Better

Action today for all our tomorrows

Business Health Matters

A successful business starts with a healthy team

UKRI Healthy Ageing Catalyst Awards

Join us and learn more about the next UKRI Catalyst Awards funding round

The MyoSock: muscle health for mobility

The MyoSock is a smart sock with embedded sensors to measure muscle health.

Designing Homes for Healthy Cognitive Ageing (DesHCA)

Investigating innovative, scalable, home adaptations for later life

Strong in Midlife

Co-designing solutions that help women age strong

Department of International Trade - Healthcare & Life Sciences

The Department for International Trade is active in supporting trade and investment opportunities across the Healthy Ageing pathway.

The Social Behavioural & Design Research Programme

Social Behavioural & Design Research Programme (SBDRP)