By 2030, there will be over 20 million older people in the UK


Professor Martin Green OBE (Chair)

Martin Green has had an extensive career in NGO development, both in the UK and internationally, and is Chief Executive of Care England, the largest representative body for independent social care services in the UK. He is also Chair of the International Longevity Centre, a Trustee of Independent Age, Vice President of The Care Workers Charity, and a Champion of The National Aids Trust.

In 2013 he was appointed Visiting Professor of Social Care to Buckinghamshire New University.

In 2012, in his role as Department of Health Independent Sector Dementia Champion, he led the development of the Dementia Care and Support Compact for The Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia.

In 2008 he was named care personality of the year and was awarded an OBE for Services to Social Care in the 2012 Queen’s Birthday Honours List. In 2019 he was presented with the Health Investor Outstanding Contribution award.

Martin Green writes and broadcasts extensively on social care issues and is on the Editorial Board of Community Care Market News and Care Talk magazine.

Kevin Bounds (Treasurer)

Kevin Bounds is a chartered accountant and MBA who has worked in financial service for most of his career. After qualifying with Coopers and Lybrand and completing his MBA at University of Pittsburgh, he joined J P Morgan and spent nine years there in a variety of roles including internal audit, management information and helped establish the international equities business. From there he joined County NatWest, initially as Group Management Accountant but quickly became group financial controller. He then became part of the start up team for NatWest Life where he established the finance function and became finance director.

Subsequent career moves took Kevin to Nationwide where he was finance director (and acting CEO) for their life and unit trust business before joining KPMG to head up World Class Finance for retail financial services.

Kevin then set up his own consultancy building on his reputation for transforming finance functions and as a balanced scorecard expert. During this team Kevin had interim roles as Finance Director for several financial services firms.

He served on the executive committee of the Faculty of Finance and Management for the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and co-authored their good practice guideline on balanced scorecard. In October 2011 he published a Special Report for the Institute on balanced scorecard.

Kevin is now Chairman of Snowdrop Independent Living Limited, a care and mobility business with branches in Wales and the Midlands.

Shaun Crawford

Shaun Crawford is the Global Vice Chair of Industry at EY. In this role, he oversees over 60,000 industry specialists through 16 global sectors, and is responsible for ensuring EY is at the forefront of industry disruption and convergence issues.

Shaun Crawford is the Global Vice Chair of Industry at EY. In this role, he oversees over 60,000 industry specialists through 16 global sectors, and is responsible for ensuring EY is at the forefront of industry disruption and convergence issues.

Shaun is focused on enabling EY to develop innovative, sector-specific solutions that address the critical issues facing business today. He is also charged with delivering programs that support EY’s client service professionals to develop deep industry knowledge and sector expertise that helps clients to navigate the challenges of disruption.

Shaun has been in the Financial Services industry for >30 years having worked both in consulting & line management with the majority of European Insurers & UK Retail Banks. Majority of the time serving the life, pensions, health & wealth market.

Author of recent disruptive thought leadership on the subjects of;  Health Insurer of the Future, Sensor Based Insurance, Block chain for Insurers, Digital Insurance Transformation, 5G and Global Trade.

Over the past 15 years, Shaun’s experience has included the design and delivery of a number of large transformation projects for European Insurers as well as leading the European due diligence for a Top 3 Global Insurer as they purchased another Global life assurer.

Shaun is Chairman and founder of ‘Insurwave Ltd’, a new business model for the Marine Insurance market based on blockchain technology.  Has over 30 clients and is in its second year of operation.

Shaun has managed and delivered a number of strategy and start up programmes for Global insurers, including engagement with various international regulators and insurer business partners across the supply chain.

Jilly Forster

With 40 years’ experience of running businesses and providing strategic communications direction to change-makers, Jilly has a reputation for being a big thinker with a business head, for helping lift the lid on tough, often taboo, social issues, for challenging conventions, changing behaviour and turning positive thinking into influential reality.
In 1982, she founded the communications agency Munro & Forster. Six years later Jilly joined the main board of The Body Shop International; in 1996 she launched Forster Communications, the social change agency providing fresh thinking and collaborative working to help change policies, practices and priorities to protect and improve lives.

Jilly understands the issues and attitudes that drive positive change and has been working with not-for-profits, businesses and government departments on human rights, sustainable consumption, end of life, economic empowerment, child protection and women’s rights. She was a founding director of The Big Issue Ltd, a member of Business in the Community’s Age at Work leadership team, and has been a trustee of The Royal Parks Foundation, Children on the Edge, The Forgiveness Project and the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation.

Diane Kenwood

Diane started her career in television and radio, moving from production to presenting – she fronted programmes on BBC One, BBC TWO, Sky News and Channel 4 and hosted her own two hour daily radio show.

She started working in magazines at the BBC as a regular contributor to Family Life and later took up the role as features editor on Having a Baby magazine. A short period working on Good Housekeeping preceded her first editor’s role on the high profile Marks & Spencer magazine. After five years as editor on M&S, Diane launched a new magazine aimed at the over 50 market, and she remained as editor of Heyday until it moved to a rival publisher.

Following a brief stint at the Guardian, Diane joined Time Inc. UK as editor of Woman’s Weekly where she has been for the past eight years. She is on the Management Board of the company and leads the internal Content Executive committee.

Diane is on the Management Board of the Women of the Year Lunch and on the Lay Advisory Board of Chai Cancer Care.

Trevor Llanwarne

Trevor Llanwarne was the Government Actuary from 2008-2014. During that time, he issued two reviews of the National Insurance Fund (the Fund that pays out State Pensions). The first was in 2010 and the second in 2014. In addition, he was the actuary for all the Government public service pension schemes which included NHS, Teachers, Civil Service, Police, Fire, Armed Forces, Judges and many others as well as signing out the monthly certificates regarding randomness of ERNIE and he led the team securing the actuarial work for NHS Litigation Authority.

Before 2008, Trevor was a pensions partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers. During his 20 years at the firm, he had roles leading the HR Advisory business and was Chief Actuary for pensions.

As well as ILC, Trevor’s other past and current appointments include being a Governor of the Pensions Policy Institute, on an expert panel for a major academic research exercise into integrating pensions and long-term care and is being on a share appeals panel. He also acts as a consultant to public sector Boards on strategic risk management. He chairs the Audit and Risk Committee for the Royal Statistical Society having been Treasurer until recently. For several years, he has been chairman of the Rye Art Gallery Trust.

Dr Jackie Morris MB FRCP

Dr Jackie Morris has been a Consultant Geriatrician since 1979 working at St Mary’s Hospital, The Royal Free and University College London Hospitals developing patient focused care with the emphasis on enabling older people to achieve their maximum potential. She was seconded to the Department of Health between 1992-1994 to develop health and social care policy for older people. She set up and ran one of the first Care Home teams between 1988 and 1996, in Camden. She set up and led a rapid response admission prevention team in The Royal Free Hospital from 1998. She has had a long-standing interest in care home medicine. She collaborated, as lead clinician, with Professor Claire Goodman on a Department of Health funded project on bowel care in care homes between 2003-2006. She was the lead clinician in a Kings Fund project on advanced dementia in a 120-bedded nursing home between 2007 and 2012.

She collaborated with The Patients Association, in her role as Vice President on implementation of The Gold Standard at Whipps Cross Hospital. 2014-2015. She was part of a group, which developed a patient Experience form with NHS benchmarking, and the British Geriatrics Society (BGS) Clinical Quality Steering Group 2014-2016. She has been working with the Patients Association on a Care Home Charter for Medicines which was published in September 2019.

She was a member of the Royal College of Physicians Audit Committee on End of Life Care as well as their GPs committee. She is an advisor to the International Longevity Centre (ILC.UK). She was a Barchester Foundation Trustee and is a Medical Advisor to Age UK London.

She has a particular research interest in End of Life care in advanced dementia. She was a member of the Professional Advisory group for Electronic Palliative Care Coordination system. EPaCCS. She has been President of the Royal Society of Medicine Section of Geriatrics and Gerontology, President of the Central London Branch of the Parkinson’s Society from 1991-2016. She was Chair of Age Concern London 1995-1998. She was Chair of the North Thames Education subcommittee for Geriatric Medicine from 1998-2004. She was Chair of the BGS Policy Committee 2005-2007.

She was a British Geriatrics Society Dignity Champion from 2007 until 2017 leading three campaigns promoting dignity and humanity for older people receiving health and social care. She has worked with the Royal College of Nursing and the Royal College of GPs on Dignity and End of life care.

At present she is a Trustee of the Friends of St Mary’s Hospital and Nightingale Hammerson Nursing homes. She has published over 50 papers on Care of Older People.



Glyn Ryland

Glyn Ryland is a director of The Trustee Corporation Limited and an Accredited Trustee. He is also a trustee of the George Fentham Charity and Educational Trust.

Glyn’s background is in law. He qualified as a solicitor in 1988, worked in Herbert Smith’s pensions team for four years (including working on the Savinson Committee on Electricity Pensions restructuring and pensions protection in the run up to privatisation), and then moved to Hong Kong for three years to work as a retirement schemes lawyer. In Hong Kong, Glyn served on the Law Society’s Occupational Retirement Schemes Ordinance Committee and, having helped to shape the legislation, he registered the first ever scheme under that new regulatory regime.

From 1999 to 2020 he was the Head of Pensions at Gowling WLG (UK) LLP, including three years as a member of the firm’s Management Committee. He was a founder (and member for ten years) of the Association of Pensions Lawyers’ Investment Sub-Committee. At Gowling WLG (UK) LLP, he has worked extensively on pensions risk management and liability transfer projects for a wide range of larger and smaller pension schemes – longevity clearly being an issue at the heart of those projects. His clients included industry bodies and advisers, as well as pension funds and employers. He is co-author of Tolley’s E-Pensions and of the Asian Law Journal’s guide to Hong Kong employment and pensions law.

Annabel Scarfe MBE

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Alyson Scurfield

Alyson Scurfield is a well-known visionary leader of service transformation, delivery and business development in the digital health and care sectors. She is currently Chief Executive of the TEC Services Association (TSA) and its subsidiary TEC Quality.

As a key thought leader, Alyson has held a number of leadership positions, focusing on driving standards, quality improvement and workforce development both via TSA involvement in policy development and in setting sector service quality benchmarks in the UK and Europe with TEC Quality and UKAS. She is a Trustee of the International Longevity Centre, the UK’s specialist think tank on the impact of longevity on society.

Passionate about how technology can transform care, Alyson is also driving the industry agenda for quality and continuous improvement with the TEC Quality standards framework to support population health. Alyson’s vision is for TSA to drive innovation to achieve integration of health, housing and social care.

Professor Deborah Sturdy OBE

Deborah is the Director of Health & Wellbeing at the Royal Hospital Chelsea taking up her appointment in February 2017.

Deborah has worked with older people in both health and social care throughout her career in a number of roles including clinical practice, management and research. Deborah held the position of Nurse Advisor for Older People at the Department of Health in national government for 10 years. She holds two Visiting Chair’s in Nursing at Manchester Metropolitan, and Bucks New University.She has published widely on issues relating to nursing older people and have presented as multiple national and international conferences.

In April 2015 she was appointed as the expert nurse to the Gosport Independent Panel by the Minister for Care Services on behalf of the government. She was awarded the OBE in the 2017 New Year Honours List for services to older people dementia care and nursing. She is the only nurse recipient of the British Geriatric Society Presidents Medal awarded in 2011. She also received this and the Nursing Times Inspirational Nurse Leaders award in 2015.She was made a Fellow of the Queen’s Nursing Institute in 2018 and a Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing in 2019.

In 2020 she was appointed the National Health Service Chief Nursing Officer Strategic Nurse Advisor for Social Care.


Nigel Waterson

Nigel Waterson has been a Trustee of the ILC since 2010. He was formerly a Conservative MP and Shadow Pensions Minister and Shadow Minister for Older People. He was also a long-serving Chair of the All Party Group for Older People at Westminster.

Nigel was until recently Chair of NOW:Pensions, the third largest master trust in the UK, and has also been Chair of the Equity Release Council. He is a Governor of the Pensions Policy Institute and a member of the Pensions Management Institute. Nigel is an independent professional pension trustee.


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