Linda Chivers, Lay Member for Audit, Finance and Conflicts of Interest

Having graduated in Scotland, Linda went on to a career in the service industry, both commercial and not for profit, in the UK and overseas.  Qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant, Linda ultimately went on to become Chief Executive at Age Concern Central Lancashire playing a lead role in both local, regional and national activities which supported the independent living of older people. 

On retiring from Age Concern in 2018, Linda expanded her work within the NHS by also joining Bridgewater Community Healthcare Trust as a Non-Executive Director. 

With grown up children, Linda enjoys spending time with her family in Scotland, walking in the Lake District and  has recently taken up Latin and ballroom dancing with her husband.