Lynda is qualified social worker and an experienced local authority senior manager with 34 years’ experience of working in children and adults statutory social care services. She has been an assistant director with prime responsibility for children’s services in a large local authority and has been the corporate director of adult social services in two other authorities.
Lynda has a strong experience and interest in managing complex organisational change to improve performance; believing that confident, engaged leadership is key to successfully managing change and has always enjoyed working with individuals and management teams at all levels to strengthen their leadership role. She has an extensive range of experience in working with partners, particularly health colleagues. As well being a DASS, her previous senior roles in local authorities included responsibility for an extensive range of community services, including housing, community safety, leisure, and regulatory services.
Lynda became an Associate Consultant with IPC in April 2016 and has worked on projects that have focussed on developing leadership skills, supporting managers and facilitating staff engagement to develop new ways of working.