director of programmes, International Longevity Centre; former director, Campaign to End Loneliness; former head of public affairs, Help the Aged
Kate Jopling is the director of programmes at the International Longevity Centre (ILC) and leads the organisation’s research and influencing agenda. Kate has over 15 years of experience working on ageing and has particular expertise in the fields of loneliness, health, care and equality. Before joining the ILC she worked as a policy and strategy consultant helping a range of voluntary sector organisations to develop and influence policy and practice across the ageing, health and care agenda.
Kate is a former director of the Campaign to End Loneliness, head of policy and public affairs at the young people’s charity Catch22, and head of public affairs at Help the Aged. While at Help the Aged, her campaigning work to secure a ban on age discrimination in the provision of goods, facilities and services was recognised with five major campaigning awards.
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Saturday 2 November, 14:00 Level G Studio
Stop Mugging Grandma: the generation wars