Mary Matthiesen

Mary Matthiesen is a community facilitator and program director with more than 30 years’ experience leading innovative initiatives with partner organizations from sudden death and organ donation to sacred dying. After relocating in 2016 from the UK where she led the first community-wide public health campaign in end-of-life conversations and care with NHS and community partners, and facilitated the launch of asset-based community engagement initiatives as published in the BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care Journal, she now brings her passion of engaging more compassionate communities to her work in her home country with Mission Hospice.