Linda qualified as a medical doctor at the University of Stellenbosch and has diplomas in general management and health management. She is the Manager Medical Services/CEO at Karl Bremer Hospital, Cape Town since 2001. She previously practiced clinical medicine in several government hospitals including 16 years at a large rural hospital in Limpopo where she also was the Senior Medical Superintendent. She has experience in complaint resolution using mediation principles, also in cross-cultural settings. She is passionate about mediation in especially medical negligence cases as to prevent further trauma and unnecessary costs to patients and medical practitioners alike.