Rob Hunter is a former local authority Community Education adviser and trainer/consultant who has worked with the concept of social pedagogy in youth work, work with looked after children, and community music settings. Now retired, he is Chair of Leicester Ageing Together, a 16-organisation partnership addressing loneliness and social isolation among the 50+ age group in 5 wards of the city over 7 years funded by the National Lottery Community Fund. He has long been interested in the potential contribution of Social Pedagogy principles and practice to work with older people in a variety of settings.