About Us

Mobilise is a movement with a mission:
To make sure nobody has to figure out a caring role on their own.

What we believe

We believe there is nothing more important in life than looking after the people we love. We want to radically change the way society sees and supports people who look after someone, like we do. Together, we can get this right.

We hear you, because we are you

We're a business led by carers, for carers. We provide free personalised guidance and coaching. And we learn from the best - the UK's unseen army of unpaid carers. Together we're figuring it out, with a giggle, a wobble and a healthy dose of humour.

We put carers in control

We believe every one of the UK's seven million carers has the potential to make life brighter for the other 6,999,999 - by sharing their experiences, the frustrations and their successes.

Caring can be lonely and stressful. It can also be joyful, rewarding and fun. For many of us it's as much a part of our daily lives as brushing out teeth, and it's not all we are. You might not even identify as a carer, or like the word - lots of us don't. And we know when it comes to caring, one size doesn't fit all. Some of us live with the person we look after, while others care from far away. Whoever you are, you're welcome in our community.

What We Do

Whether you need a listening ear, friendly advice or have a practical problem, we're here to learn and grow together.

Free, personalised advice

From one-to-one coaching calls to podcasts and regular support emails, all our resources are designed by carers, for carers. We can offer these services to you for free as we are funded by Local Government

Connecting you with the support you need

We believe carers should have free access to the support they need, all the time. That's why we team up with councils to help you link up with whatever it is you need. That might include claiming Carer's Allowance or finding out what other support you're eligible for.

Sharing the experience of others

We're in this together and learning from each other, every single day. Every time somebody shares their story - their frustrations, successes or questions - we all learn more about how to help each other.

Meet the Mobilise Team

The Mobilise community is a jumble of all different kinds of people. We're supported by the Mobilise central team.

James Townsend

James Townsend

CEO and Co-Founder

James has over ten years of experience setting up and leading socially impactful organisations. He supports his mother, who has MS.

Claire Cook

Claire Cook

Content and Engagement

Claire is qualified NLP practitioner (neuro linguistic programming) with a background in marketing. Claire is a carer for her daughter with complex needs.

Suzanne Bourne

Suzanne Bourne

Head of Carer Support & Co-Founder

Suzanne is a Carer's Coach, and has designed training programmes for Parkinson's UK. She is a carer for her husband, Matt.

Claire Unwin

Claire Unwin

Digital Solution Designer

Claire has over twenty years of developing digital products for a range of users. She is a carer for her parents.

Kyro Brooks

Kyro Brooks


Kyro is a qualified accountant, supporting tech entrepreneurs internationally. He has been a carer since he was 13.

Joe Legate

Joe Legate

Head of Growth and Engagement

Joe has over ten years of experience in marketing and growing businesses. When not getting excited by data you'll find him leading the local cub scout pack.