Jeremy Porteus

Founder and Director, Housing LIN (Learning and Improvement Network)

Jeremy was formerly the National Programme Lead for Housing at the Department of Health (DH) and responsible for its £227million Extra Care Housing capital investment fund.

Since leaving the DH, Jeremy has established the highly-respected Housing LIN. He chaired the Homes and Communities Agency's Vulnerable and Older People's Advisory Group until 2016 and is also vice-chair of the Housing & Ageing Alliance.

Jeremy is the author of several All Party Parliamentary Group on Housing and Care for Older People's inquiry reports, including:
  • 'Living Well at Home'
  • 'Housing our Ageing Population: Plan for Implementation (HAPPI2)', and
  • 'Housing our Ageing Population: Positive Ideas', which looked into the future use of technology to support independent living.
Jeremy is a Fellow of the NIHR Social Services Care Research team and works closely with several UK universities to support research into practice.