“I love the way that travel breathes life into history. There’s no substitute for seeing things for yourself, meeting local people, eating their food and venturing outside your comfort zone”

Linda Harrison

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Linda brings more than 30 years’ skills and experience in communications to her work with Convergence clients.

She moved into communications after a career as a journalist at The Press and Television New Zealand. She’s held senior positions in Telecom, the Christchurch City Council, Healthlink South Crown Health Enterprise, government-owned insurer Southern Response and Lincoln University before joining Convergence.

Linda works on a broad range of communications projects. Her strengths are issues identification and management, and helping to build successful working relationships between clients and their stakeholders.

Outside work Linda is an avid reader, a Sudoku enthusiast and starts each day with a run on the Port Hills. She loves to travel and to learn how others live. Linda spent a summer as Information Officer at Scott Base in Antarctica. She’s also owned a central Christchurch hospitality business.

Linda’s Qualifications and Achievements

  • BA (Canterbury) and MBA (Massey)
  • NZ Certificate in Journalism, ATI
  • Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of NZ (FPRINZ)
  • Accreditation in Public Relations – PRINZ
  • Completed the New Zealand Institute of Directors’ Company Directors’ Course