We're the UK's specialist think tank on the impact of longevity on society

The International Longevity Centre

The ILC is the UK’s specialist think tank on the impact of longevity on society, and what happens next.

We believe society has to adapt now so we can all enjoy the benefits of longevity.

We want a society that works for everyone, regardless of their age.

We know the numbers. We know the challenges. What happens next will define us for generations.

Our history

The International Longevity Centre UK was established in 1997 as one of the members of the International Longevity Centre Global Alliance, an international network on longevity.

Since our inception, we have published over 250 reports, organised over 300 events including the annual Future of Ageing conference.

We work with central government, local government, the private sector, and professional and academic associations to provoke conversations and pioneer solutions for a society where everyone can thrive, regardless of age.

We are a small team of thirteen, headed by Baroness Sally Greengross as Chief Executive.

“The ILC brings an intelligent, evidence-based and thoughtful approach to the debate on how to address the different challenges posed by the UK’s rapidly ageing population.

They reach out across different sectors and groups to deliver a meaningful contribution and assist policy makers in making the right decision.

They are highly respected in Government and Parliament, and we are delighted to be involved with them and support their work.”

Gary Day
McCarthy & Stone


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