Molly Carlile AM is a multi-award winning nurse, health leader and senior executive as well as an advocate for improving community death literacy. Previously Chief Executive Officer at a large community palliative care organisation and General Manager of Integrated Cancer Services at the ONJ Cancer & Wellness Centre, she has held senior roles in inpatient, community and acute health services working with terminally ill people, their families and carers for many years.

She has been intimately involved in raising community awareness of issues relating to death, grief and palliative care with people of all ages and to this end has been a regular guest on television and radio, has written three books and speaks all over the country in an effort to inform and empower people to acknowledge their mortality and speak openly about the “stuff that matters” with those close to them. Molly is a Fellow of the Australian College of Nursing, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Churchill Fellow. She has now returned to do what she loves, building capacity and relationships in palliative and end of life care as the Manager of PEPA Victoria.