Lynne joined the Board in 2020. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, with experience of working across the public and private sector. She began her career with the Capita Group and moved on to lead HR functions at Bolton and Manchester councils and the National Crime Agency. She is currently Deputy Chief Executive of Bury Council.
She is an active member of the CIPD and a regular speaker at national events. She is also part of the Strong Manchester Women campaign for 2019/20, the aspiration of which is to develop “Women who push the envelope, start movements, smash glass ceilings, stand up for their rights and turn the wheels of progress”.