​George MacGinnis

George MacGinnis leads the £98 million Healthy Ageing Challenge, a research and innovation programme supporting the UK Government’s Ageing Society Grand Challenge to ensure that people can enjoy at least 5 extra healthy, independent years of life by 2035, while narrowing the gap between the experience of the richest and poorest. His previous work focused on supporting the development of novel service propositions that empower service users, offer value to care systems and maximises the potential of digital technologies. This includes supporting companies enter new markets in care, establishing scalable technology ecosystems and working at a system level to shape policy to promote new services. For 10 years he led the user group for the Continua Health Alliance, a global industry group working to promote connected personal wellness and care.

​George MacGinnis
​George MacGinnis
Challenge Director
Healthy Ageing, UK Research and Innovation