Healthy Ageing: The Grand Challenge
- 08:30 - 16:45
- Manchester Conference Centre
John Craig is Chief Executive of Care City, an innovation centre for healthy ageing, based in Barking, and co-founded by NELFT and LB Barking & Dagenham. Care City innovates to enable healthy ageing and regenerate East London. Among other projects, Care City is an NHS England Test Bed, working with partners across East London to turn high-potential innovations into better outcomes and experiences and lower costs.
John is a Senior Associate of Innovation Unit, and has worked with FutureGov, the Cabinet Office’s Policy Lab, Shelter and Stonewall. John spent five years leading Innovation Unit, an independent non-profit that develops radically better, lower-cost public services.
Before his time at Innovation Unit, John worked at the Cabinet Office as a policy advisor in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, and at the think-tank, Demos, as a senior researcher.