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Go Gentle Australia is led by our CEO Dr Linda Swan and a Board of Directors. Together, their wealth of expertise ensures all our work meets the highest standards.




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Dr Linda Swan

Linda has over 30 years experience working in senior executive roles in healthcare and now brings her extensive health system knowledge, experience and networks to her role as CEO of Go Gentle Australia. 

She is a former GP and held the role of Group Chief Medical Officer for Medibank for seven years, so she is well placed to provide the leadership and expert advice to ensure Go Gentle achieves its vision of an Australia where we all have choice at the end of life.

Our Directors


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Andrew Denton

Andrew is one of Australian media’s genuinely creative forces with a career covering radio, television and film. He is the creator of the podcast series Better Off Dead, investigating why good people die bad deaths in Australia.

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Tanya Jones

Tanya is a strategic communications professional with over 20 years of experience running large corporate, brand and political advertising campaigns.

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Prof Brian Owler AM

Brian is a neurosurgeon who treats both cranial and spinal conditions of adults and children. He chaired the Expert Ministerial Advisory Panel on Voluntary Assisted Dying in Victoria and is a past president of the AMA. 


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Kiki Paul

After 20 years in financial services, Kiki uses her business experience in the not-for-profit sector. She is passionate about social justice, equal opportunities and making the world a better place.

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Craig Stafford

Craig has worked in the finance industry for three decades. He is passionate about health, education and sport. Craig is a Founding Partner and Head of Research at Barrenjoey Capital Partners.

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Peter Thompson

Peter chairs the Go Gentle Board. He has extensive experience in commercial and corporate law, specialising in the entertainment and media industries. 

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