Linda Pollock

Linda Pollock has been interim director of the Healthcare Quality and Improvement Directorate since October 2020. 

Linda joined the Scottish Government in 2005 on the Civil Service Faststream Programme and has worked in numerous roles across government. Before taking up the role, Linda had been the Deputy Director for Healthcare Quality and Planning and, prior to this, was the Deputy Director for Community Justice.

She was born in Glasgow and studied at Strathclyde University, before moving to Edinburgh where she lives with her two young sons. Linda is also a champion for the Graduate Development Programme and the Women’s Development Network.

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