Finance & Information Lead
Linda took a degree in Biochemistry at University College London but then went on to work in finance with Avon County Council becoming a qualified Accountant with CIPFA (Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountants) in 199. She worked in various finance roles in the Council before transferring to Bath and North East Council when local government was reorganised and B&NES became a Unitary Authority. At that time Linda was the Finance manager for Social Services managing the finance team that supported Adults and Children’s services and she was also a member of the Senior Leadership Team in the Council.
When the PCT and Council agreed to establish an integrated provider service in 2009, Linda became a key member of the joint management team subsequently leading on many of the tasks needed to ensure the successful establishment of Sirona.
Linda was appointed as the Finance & Information Lead for Sirona on its establishment and her wealth of experience in social care has been a huge asset in bringing together health and social care services and professionals. As well as continuing to manage the Finance and Payroll teams within Sirona, Linda has also taken on responsibility for the Governance and Performance Teams and is passionate about ensuring that finance is seen as a key enabler for the organisation to achieve high quality and effective service provision.