Communications Officer and PSB Coordinator

Charlie has worked in a range of communications and community development roles both internationally and in the Australian HIV sector for over 10 years.  He previously worked at Body Positive New Zealand and the Burnett Foundation Aotearoa/New Zealand, and at the Durban, Amsterdam and Montreal International AIDS Conferences supporting global organisations including MPact, ICASO, and Prevention Access Campaign.  Additionally, Charlie has been featured in various media such as DNA Magazine, Vice, and SBS.

Charlie’s most recent role since 2019, was as the Project Officer – Social Media & Community Engagement at the National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS (NAPWHA). In September 2022, he was appointed to the UNAIDS NGO Delegation’s Civil Society Advisory Group (CSAG) for the 51st Programme Coordinating Board’s (PCB) Thematic Segment.

A graduate and facilitator with the Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) and moderator of the international online support group The Institute of Many (TIM), Charlie brings a strong understanding of community engagement and health promotion to the roles of Positive Life NSW Communications Officer and Coordinator of the Positive Speakers Bureau.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Support
housing support for people living with HIV
Ageing Support
Treatments and Managing your HIV