Linda Bradford recently retired from her professional role as Executive Director of Procurement and Contract Management with the provincial Ministry of Children and Family Development. In her work as a change leader within the social services sector over the past 15 years she has been responsible for complex large-scale business transformation projects. She led and coached multi-disciplinary teams and is a respected mentor. She holds a Master’s degree in Economics, Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education, Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional Certification and Agile Specialization Certification. She is a life-long learner and continues to take courses to help keep her apprised of changes and innovations. She enjoys Vancouver Island living, boating with her husband, watching her young adult daughter launch and caring for her 90-year old father.