Linda has nearly 20 years’ experience of the charity sector specialising initially in Individual Giving before enjoying a wide range of roles as a supplier, consultant and more recently Director of Fundraising. She joined the sector in 1999 after an early career in marketing agencies including Ogilvy and Mather Direct working on corporate accounts. She became Client Services Director at sector specialist agency Burnett Associates gaining experience with a wide group of amazing causes before moving supplier side to head up charity client accounts at Dataforce. Four years as a Consultant for THINK followed before Linda joined the Campaign to Protect Rural England as Director of Fundraising in 2011. She recently became the Director of Fundraising at the Motor Neurone Disease Association, heading up a broad fundraising programme.
‘I am lucky to have been supported and influenced by some amazing people during my career and I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to share my experience with someone who might benefit from that learning.’