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Margaret Doherty

Director - the Centre for the Art of Dying Well

Margaret Doherty



Margaret Doherty is Director of the Centre for the Art of Dying Well at St Mary’s University, London. A communications and engagement specialist with extensive experience at home and internationally. She is highly skilled in stakeholder relations, public affairs, and reputational management - and has led on major change and development programmes.

Margaret is a connector, partnership builder, and strategist. She has created spaces and projects which promote interdisciplinary working and the voice of the lived experience. Her focus at St Mary’s is on living and dying well and the role that digital health can play in end of life and bereavement care.

Passionate about good governance, Margaret is a trustee of St Joseph’s Hospice, Hackney and former primary school governor.

She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

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