Our Team 

Adele Aitchison

Adele Aitchison

Co-Founder

Adele is an AgeTech & Ageing Society specialist, finishing her MSc in Gerontology & Ageing at King’s College, London.

Adele has extensive marketing experience at top London agencies, working across award-winning strategic and creative campaigns. She has worked with UK & Global clients such as MoneySuperMarket.com, Sky and HSBC.

Sarah Vick

Sarah Vick

Co-Founder

Sarah has 20 years’ global leadership experience in the digital sector – growing & scaling businesses up to 600 people / £30m revenue. She has buy and sell-side M&A experience and extensive sales, customer service & recruitment experience.

Sarah is a parent of primary-aged twins so she knows a thing or two about securing reliable and trustworthy childcare.

Our Advisors

We have an amazing team of advisors who are experts in Safeguarding, Technology, Ageing and Childcare. We also have parents and Grandnannies in our advisory group to make sure we’re listening to what you need. We will be growing this group and our board. Please get in touch if you’re interested in advising Grandnanny.

Stephen Burke

Stephen Burke

Director, United For All Ages

Stephen Burke is director and co-founder of United for All Ages, a national social enterprise and ‘think-do’ tank that promotes intergenerational interaction and supports projects bringing older and younger people together. Previously he was chief executive of two national care charities, leader of a London borough and on the board of several NHS trusts. Currently he is a trustee and chair of several national and local organisations working in care, housing, families and ageing.  www.unitedforallages.com   

Rebecca Hull

Rebecca Hull

Chief Operating Officer, Manifesto

Rebecca heads up Operations for Manifesto. Delivering digital experiences across a wide range of platforms and disciplines, she has helped it grow from a 3-person team to an oversubscribed IPO. She’s committed to creating great experiences for clients and passionate about diverse, inclusive and stimulating workplaces. She’s also a parent and knows a thing or two about the importance of reliable childcare! Rebecca will lend her expertise to ensuring we deliver a world-class experience for all our stakeholders. 

Ella Savell-Boss

Ella Savell-Boss

Safeguarding Consultant

Ella is a qualified BACP accredited person-centred and gestalt therapist, as well as an NSPCC accredited safeguarding trainer. Ella provides safeguarding and child protection training and consultancy to organisations nationally and internationally. She has over 15 years experience within safeguarding and education and provides innovative, engaging and up to date training sessions on a variety of subjects. Ella previously held the position as Director of Safeguarding for a large Multi Academy Trust. Ella’s background in counselling aids her ability to effectively support organisations with wellbeing, mental health support and supervision for staff, children and families. www.ellasavellboss.co.uk

Konrad Laker

Konrad Laker

GP & Geriatrician

Konrad is a medical doctor training to be a GP in central London with a special interest in Geriatrics.

Every day, Konrad sees how a support network and a sense of purpose are crucial to maintaining health and is struck by how many older people lack meaningful social interaction.

Following the birth of his first daughter – with all grandparents living abroad – he realised how complex childcare can be.