Lynda Smith joined the HEA in 2014 to work in the Business Development team to provide academic leadership to a range of consultancy projects. Since 2016 she also has a leadership role with the HEA Scotland team supporting the team in the delivery of the HEA’s work in Scotland.
Lynda has expertise in:
- Project management;
- Curriculum development;
- Competence frameworks;
- Healthcare practice;
- Simulation pedagogy.
Prior to the HEA, Lynda has worked extensively as an academic at Sheffield Hallam University, University of Sheffield and University of Huddersfield.
Lynda holds a PhD from University of Sheffield, a MA in Education from University of Sheffield and a BA (Hons) from Sheffield Hallam University. Lynda is registered with the NMC as an Adult and Children’s Nurse.
Head of Academic and Professional Development