Linda is a recognised leader within Australian agriculture and is based in Brisbane, in south-east Queensland.
Over the past 20 years in the Australian agricultural industry Linda has worked with research organisations, natural resource management organisations and farm businesses to optimise farm profitability and productivity.
Linda has a long-term interest and passion for the agricultural industries and has managed significant projects for Meat and Livestock Australia and NRM groups in north Queensland. Her key skills include project and program management and evaluation, relationship management and building relationships across diverse interest groups. Prior to moving to Queensland, Linda worked as a farm management consultant in south-eastern Australia. Linda has strong connections to the farming community and understands how new technologies fit into farming businesses.
Linda studied her honours degree in Agricultural Science at the University of Adelaide and has completed post-graduate qualifications in Agricultural Economics (UNE) and Masters degrees in Environment and Program Evaluation through the University of Melbourne.
Linda is a member of the Australian Evaluation Society, the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand and is a Fellow of the Australian Rural Leadership Program.
In addition, Linda has a keen interest in learning new information and regularly attends seminars and undertakes further training.