Linda Jenkinson

Ambassador Christchurch

Founder and Chairman, LesConcierges and John Paul
Linda Jenkinson is a serial entrepreneur who has built three multi-million technology-enabled services companies with successful exits. Linda is an experienced executive and strategist in global travel, hospitality, corporate loyalty, financial services and on-demand delivery. Her career has spanned being Partner in a global strategy consulting practice (focused on financial institutions), a founder of several startups, running companies as CEO, and taking on public, private and non-profit director roles.
Linda is an experienced board director. She currently serves as a Director for Air New Zealand (AIR.NZ) and as a Director for The Guild (www.guildgroup.com.au). She is the former director of DMS Corporation (DMSC) and Chairman of John Paul. Linda is the first New Zealand woman to take a company public on the NASDAQ Exchange. She has received multiple awards for her entrepreneurial efforts in the United States and New Zealand.