Alex Silverstein is an international patient advocate, NHS employee and self-employed consultant. He worked for Diabetes UK before becoming the first President of the International Diabetes Federation’s (IDF) Young Leaders in Diabetes programme. In his role, Alex led 70 young adults from 48 different countries to deliver transformational projects with their national diabetes charities. He currently works as part of an NHS diabetes transformation programme across North West London, which has digital at its heart. This includes the use of digital tools to help people learn about diabetes and improve their self-management.