For the past 23 years Christopher Hall has held the position of Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement. He is a psychologist specialising in grief and bereavement. Christopher was elected President of the Association for Death Education and Counselling in 2015. In 2007, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the International Work Group on Dying, Death and Bereavement and served as chair from 2010- 2013. He currently serves as the Secretary/Treasurer of the work group. The Association for Death Education and Counselling in 2018 awarded him the ADEC Service Award for his commitment to the field and advancing the study of dying, death and bereavement. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, and is also an Honorary Fellow of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne. He serves as the Editor of the journal ‘Grief Matters: The Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement’ and is a former Associate Editor of ‘Death Studies’. In 2010, Christopher was appointed to the Coronial Council of Victoria.