Linda Haysey is leader of East Herts District Council and has been a councillor since 2006. She is a biochemist by education and her professional working career was spent in and around the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.
Linda has worked in the industry including for Merck, Sharp and Dohme; for a publishing house setting up a journal looking at pharmaceuticals in development.; and finally in the finance industry considering investments in healthcare companies worldwide. She finished her career heading the European Mergers & Acquisitions team at SG Warburgs.
Linda has lived in Hertfordshire since 1987 and has two children. Her spare time is spent going to the theatre and the opera.