CEO and Founder of Sweet Dreamers

I am thrilled to join the team at the University of Portsmouth and assist in helping others turn their business dreams into a reality

Lynda Harding, CEO and Founder of Sweet Dreamers

Lynda Harding is the CEO and Founder of SweetDreamers where she designs, develops, manufactures and supplies safe and innovative products that help enhance the quality of sleep for babies and parents.

A number of her products are top sellers in stores such as John Lewis and Boots.

As an alumna of the University of Portsmouth, where she studied a BEd (Hons) in Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Lynda has been actively involved in the University's Business Consultancy Project.

Lynda's work has been recognised in the following awards:

  • Small Business of the Year Award 2018 from The News Portsmouth Business Excellence Award - on the night, Sweet Dreamers was also announced as the Overall Business of the Year
  • Various product awards which you can see on the Sweet Dreamers website

You can find out more about Lynda's career in the April 2019 episode of our Alumni podcast. Lynda talks about taking a product to the international market and the obstacles she faced on the way. Listen on Spotify, Stitcher, Apple Podcasts or online.

Lynda Harding can offer particular expertise in:

  • Designing and taking a product to market
  • The importance of operating in a global market

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