Jane Ashcroft

Chief Executive, Anchor

Jane Ashcroft CBE is Chief Executive of England’s largest care and housing provider for older people. In her role she campaigns for and champions the rights of older people and is key figure in the social care sector. Jane is a board member for Care England, the largest representative body for providers of adult social care, a Trustee of The Silverline, a helpline for older people, a board member of the National Housing Federation and a non-executive director of Dignity Plc. In 2014 Jane undertook the role as a Commissioner on the review of the long term care sector Chaired by Paul Burstow MP. Jane was previously awarded ‘Outstanding Contribution to Social Care’ award at the Great British Care Awards and spearheaded Anchor’s Grey Pride campaign, calling for a Minister for Older People.