CEO & Managing Director,Australian HR Institute
Lyn Goodear is the Chief
Executive Officer of the Australian HR Institute, a role to which she was
appointed in December 2012.
Lyn champions the standards of
HR practice in Australia and is responsible for leading the change that AHRI is
overseeing as it relates to building professional capability in HR so that it
makes a greater contribution to the future workforce in areas such as
productivity, economic performance and sustainability, as well as cultivating
workplace cultures that are inclusive, diverse and ethical.
In addition to representing
AHRI on numerous local, state and national committees and advisory panels, Lyn
held the role of Secretary General and Treasurer of the Asia Pacific Federation
of Human Resources from September 2012 to November 2017, and in March 2019
became the First Representative for Australia to the APFHRM.
Lyn was formerly the National Manager of Professional Development at AHRI (2005
to 2012). Prior to this, Lyn held
leadership and management roles within the education sector at South West TAFE
and Deakin Australia, in addition to holding accounting roles within the mining
and engineering industries located in the United States and Australia. She has
also managed her own consulting business and was a non-executive director of the
Council of Small Business Australia (COSBOA) from 2017 to 2019.
Lyn has a Bachelor of Business and a Master
of Education (Leadership and Management). She
is an alumnus of the Mt Eliza Business School Leadership Program in Australia
and the Advanced Human Resources Executive Program of the Ross Business School at the University of Michigan, USA.