Lynne is the Administrative Officer in the Institute for Employment Research at the University of Warwick. She joined the Institute in September 2008, having previously worked as a Project Officer in the International Office at Warwick, Information Manager at NHSU and Freedom of Information Coordinator at the Learning and Skills Council. Lynne has a Bachelor of Arts degree with double honours in French and German Literature from the University of East Anglia and has a background in teaching Business English and English for Academic Purposes in Europe, Asia and Australia before moving into the field of educational administration. Lynne's areas of responsibility in the Institute include administrative coordination of the IER PhD Programme, development and maintenance of quality management systems, scrutiny and processing of grant proposals and research contracts and providing administrative support to the staff development and resources management functions in the IER. Lynne deputises for the IER Administrator in her absence.