Joined Parenting Research Centre Board in March 2017
Linda has a background in journalism, political and policy advice, strategic planning and management, and is also experienced in providing high level public policy leadership.
Linda has held several statutory board positions, in Melbourne and Tasmania. She has held various positions at Vision Australia, leading change through various roles within the organisation. Her most recent position was General Manager for Business Transformation which she held for three years. She was also responsible for the design and development of Vision Australia’s strategic priorities, consistent with person-centred services. Linda also held the position of Secretary of the Department of Premier and Cabinet in Tasmania (1998 - 2007).
Linda has extensive board membership and management experience: member of the Alfred Hospital’s Medical Research Ethics Committee 2009-10, and Board Director of the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne.