Alzheimer's Australia has experienced staff who support our vision for a society committed to the prevention of dementia, while valuing and supporting people living with dementia.

Carol BennettCarol Bennett BA (Health Sciences), MA (Public Policy), MAICD

Carol Bennett is the Chief Executive Officer of Alzheimer’s Australia - the peak national organisation for all forms of dementia promoting advocacy, policy, support services, education, awareness, information and research.

Over the last fifteen years, Carol has worked at a senior executive level in peak national, state health and aged care organisations, including as CEO of the Consumers Health Forum of Australia, CEO of the Rural Health Workforce Agency and CEO of the Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association. Carol has also managed her own consulting business working with national peak groups such as beyondblue.

Carol has been a member of many national and international boards and advisory groups including the National Health and Medical Research Council and the International Alliance for Patients Organisations.  Carol was recently appointed by the Minister for Ageing to the Aged Care Quality Advisory Council and is a member of the Aged Care Sector Committee and Governing Council of the National Aged Care Alliance.

Carol is passionate about improving the quality of health and aged care for all Australians.

To contact Alzheimer's Australia national office, please contact us or call 02 6278 8900.