Focus: The Identity Trust are delighted to welcome our new Chief Executive the Rev Dr Linda Ballard, who also works as our chaplain. Linda has worked with us for a number of years as our family lead. She is the mother of a transgender son, Dr Finn Ballard, who is now grown up and living in Berlin.

Linda recently completed her PhD in Theology, in addition to which she holds an honours BA (in English literature), a BPhil (in Mediaeval Studies), a Graduate Diploma in Divinity, an MTh and an MPhil (in oral narrative). Linda is an ordained minister in the Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church of Ireland, a non-creedal denomination with a strong tradition of liberal theology.


We look forward to continuing our work together going forward.