Linda was appointed Company Secretary of Wesfarmers in April 2002, and is also company secretary of a number of Wesfarmers Group subsidiaries. Linda joined Wesfarmers in 1987 as legal counsel and held that position until 2000 when she was appointed Manager of the responsible entity for the listed BWP Trust (formerly Bunnings Warehouse Property Trust).
Linda holds Bachelor of Jurisprudence and Bachelor of Laws degrees from The University of Western Australia. She is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and has been a member of its National Legislative Review Committee since 2006. Linda is on the Council of Presbyterian Ladies' College and is a member of the WA Leukaemia Foundation business advisory board.