Nicolas Parkhill has over 20 years’ experience in the public and community health sectors. For the last eight years he has been the CEO of ACON, New South Wales’ leading health promotion organisation specialising in HIV and LGBTI health. Prior to this role Nicolas headed up both the health promotion and operational divisions of ACON and worked in a variety of senior management and policy development roles for NSW Health and the NSW Cabinet Office, many with a specific focus on alcohol and other drugs. He also has a background in social marketing campaign management and public relations. Nicolas is a former board member of both ACON and the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO).