Kerrie Noonan is a social researcher at the school of social sciences and psychology, Western Sydney university and a clinical psychologist within the palliative care service at Liverpool Hospital, Sydney Australia. Kerrie has a long-standing interest in capacity building approaches to death, dying and bereavement and how people and communities can build their death literacy. Over the past 20 years, Kerrie has led the delivery of multiple community capacity projects, and she cofounded The GroundSwell Project and organizations transforming end of life conversations into deep community engagement and social action. Kerrie is a member of the ‘caring at end of life research team’ and is an inaugural council member of Public Health Palliative Care International. She has a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology, a BA (Psychology), and a Grad. Dip. in Systemic Therapy (Family Therapy).