Alex Cares

Alex Smith is founder and chief executive of The Cares Family (North London Cares, South London Cares, Manchester Cares and Liverpool Cares), which connects young professionals and older neighbours in rapidly changing cities to reduce loneliness and unite people across social, generational, digital and cultural divides.

In 2018 Alex was appointed one of the inaugural 20 Obama Foundation Fellows, from 21,000 applicants around the world, for his work on loneliness and isolation in big cities.

Other Panellists