Living Positive Victoria has announced the resignation of CEO Brent Allan effective 22 August, 2017.

Living Positive Victoria President, Richard Keane, expressed his sincere thanks to Mr. Allan.

“It has been a privilege to work in partnership as President of this organisation with a CEO of the skills and calibre that Brent has. Over the last five years he has helped to build my own capacity and leadership skills within the organisation to best serve the HIV community. I thank him for that personal support.”

Brent will retain a few personal appointments with local, national and international organisation including with the International AIDS Society, the Commonwealth Department of Health and the Victorian State governments on HIV, blood borne viruses and LGBTI health matters respectively, as well as remaining as the co-chair of the Melbourne/Victoria Fast-Track cities initiative alongside Professor Sharon Lewin from the Doherty Institute.

“The Board joins me, as well as Living Positive Victoria staff, volunteers and our many supporters around Australia, in thanking Brent for his commitment and the impact that his leadership has had on the entire HIV community. We will miss Brent, but we are confident that he’s left us in a strong position to continue advocating for the health, wellbeing and rights of people living with HIV.”

The full media release can be read here:
Living Positive Victoria announces resignation of CEO

Brent Allan’s personal statement can be read here:
Brent Allan’s personal statement