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Lyn Goodear, FAHRI

Lyn Goodear is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian HR Institute. She was appointed to the role in December 2012.

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 accounting roles within the mining and engineering industries located in the United States and Australia. She has also managed her own consulting 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.


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Did you know...

That AHRI is representing 21,000 HR professionals from Australia and around the globe?


In 2013, AHRI celebrated 70 years as an institute. In HRmonthly magazine, we reflect on how the profession has evolved.

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