Dr Linda Meyer is the Head of Operations at Universities South Africa (USAf). Linda holds a Doctor of Philosophy (RSA), Doctor of Business Administration (USA), Masters of Business Administration (UK), Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies (UK), Bachelor of Business Administration, B.Com (Law) and several other Diplomas and Higher Certificates and professional certifications. A serving member of the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) Board and Audit and Risk Committee, the ETDP SETA (HE – Chamber) Board, the QCTO-Occupational Qualifications, Assessment and Certification Committee (OQACC), the Higher Health Technical Task Team (TTT) on Gender-Based Violence and the DHET Future Professors Programme (FPP) National Advisory Board and the DHET Coordinating Committee for Mutual Recognition of Qualifications.
Dr Meyer served on various governance structures (past and present) including, the South African Magistrates Commission, South African Qualifications Authority, Higher-Health, the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DoJ&CD), Services SETA, SA SMME Foundation, South African Private Higher Education (SAPHE), DHET, ETDP SETA etc.
Former positions include the Head of Justice College (DoJ&CD), Chief Operating Officer (COO), Executive Dean, Dean, Academic Executive, Acting Deputy Director-General, Chief Director, CCMA Commissioner and various other senior and executive management and consulting positions. A published author thought leader and a regular media guest and speaker at industry conferences.