Linda Holland

Linda has a background in strategic and operational management in the not for profit sector with a specialism in project management.  Having worked in the sector for over 25 years her experience comes from working at a national level with several large charities in the social justice, disability, and retail sectors.  She has been a consultant with Eastside Primetimers for the last six years and brings a practical, entrepreneurial approach to supporting organisations to improve governance, grow capacity and improve their contract readiness. She is currently a board member for two charities.

Key skills & experience

  • Strategic & operational management
  • Project Management
  • Business Planning
  • Contract readiness
  • Analysis
  • Mentor support and team development


Recent projects

  • Big Potential Advanced – Part of a multi-disciplinary team supporting contract readiness for a large Leisure Trust
  • Reaching Communities – Several reviews including a disability organisation and one for an organisation working with trafficked women
  • Lloyds Foundation Enhance – Diagnostic review and mentor support for two organisations working in child sexual exploitation; drug and alcohol abuse and domestic abuse
  • A number of projects working with Women’s Aid and individual women’s’ refuges including successful funding bids

Eastside Primetimers