Linda Kurti

Linda Kurti is one of Australia’s leading organizational development and research specialists, and serves as National Director of the Economic and Social Advisory practice for Urbis, an Australian professional services firm. With degrees from universities in the US, UK and Australia, Linda has influenced health system development and performance in Britain and Australia, through strategic and advisory roles in non-government, academic, and private organizations.

Linda first joined the British National Health Service during the extensive primary health care reforms of the early 1990s, and has since worked across all levels of the health system to evaluate and advise on strategic and program performance. Linda’s doctoral research examined the impact of government funding on non-profit, faith-based international development organizations and she retains a research interest in global health and development. Other research interests include health equity and access, palliative and end of life care, and the social determinants of health. Linda is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Management, and a member of the Australasian Evaluation Society.