Lyn Goodear is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian HR Institute. She was appointed to the role in December 2012. From Sept 2012 to Nov 2017, Lyn held the role of Secretary General and Treasurer of the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resources. In 2017 Lyn was appointed as a non-executive director of the Council of Small Business Australia (COSBOA). Lyn was formerly National Manager, Professional Development at AHRI, a position she held from 2005 to 2012. Previously Lyn held leadership and management roles within the education sector at Southwest Institute of 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 small business. 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 and the Advanced Human Resources Executive Program of the Ross Business School, Michigan, USA.