Ashleigh Moore is a 3-times cancer survivor and passionate volunteer advocate, having been diagnosed with advanced Stage 4 head and neck cancer in 2005 and advanced Stage 3 lung cancer in 2010 and again in 2012. Ashleigh has a young family and in 2012 was awarded an Order of Australia Medal for services to the community through Cancer Voices - acknowledgement of our critical work, as "the voice of the people for the people affected by cancer" at the highest level.
Ashleigh has a diverse professional background that culminated in a five-year term as Director at Safework SA responsible for South Australia’s Occupational Health and Safety and Industrial Relations. As an MBA graduate and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management FAIM he holds tertiary qualifications in the areas of Science, Safety, Quality, Management and Business.
In 2006 Ashleigh became the founding chair of Cancer Voices SA, the statewide independent, 100% voluntary “grassroots” consumer advocacy group “raising a voice for those affected by cancer”. He holds advisory positions on peak bodies that include the SA Health Minister’s Complaints Advisory Council, Cancer Voices Australia, Cancer Australia and the SA Cancer Clinical Network. It is in these positions that Ashleigh has been able to make a ‘real’ difference to cancer treatment and care services for other Australians. Ashleigh was a speaker representing Australian cancer survivors at international events including the inaugural LIVESTRONG Global Cancer Summit, Ireland and the Go Public Global Cancer Leadership Forum, Canada in 2009.
On 26 Jan 2012 Ashleigh's name appeared on the Australia Day Honors List as a recipient of the Order of Australia Medal OAM for service to community health through Cancer Voices.
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