The trainer for all courses is Linda Cressey.
A communications professional with over 25 years experience, Linda specialises in presentation skills & public speaking training, professional and personal development training, and also fundraising training.
Linda is comfortable communicating with people from all different backgrounds and is well known and respected for her professionalism, integrity, reliability and flexibility.
Linda is passionate about the quality of her training and has a confident, warm and engaging style of delivery that creates a learning environment which is friendly, relaxed and inclusive. She uses lots of examples from personal experience to help with the retention of learning and she constantly gives delegates the opportunity to participate in developing their skills, sharing experiences and learning from other delegates.
Prior to establishing her training company, Linda worked in the voluntary and “not for profit” sector for 18 years and was employed as a Fundraising Manager for the national children’s charity ChildLine for 12 years.
Linda draws on this vast experience to deliver a wide range of training courses for many charities, social enterprises, companies, local authorities, voluntary organisations and community groups all over the UK.
Her client portfolio is numerous and extremely diverse. She is also frequently invited to deliver workshops at conferences, as well as third sector events.
Linda delivered training for the Chartered Institute of Public Relations for over 12 years, and was awarded “Accredited Practitioner” status by the CIPR in 2011. She is also an “Associate Trainer” for other leading training providers in the UK.
She has been a member of the Institute of Fundraising for over 20 years.
Linda graduated from University College Cardiff with a 2.1 BSc Economics Honours Degree.
Linda Cressey, BSc Econ (Hons), CIPR Accredited Practitioner, MCIPR, MInstF