Lynne has worked at the University for 22 years, within the Institute for Employment Research, as a secretary and since 2005 became PA to Peter Elias to assist Peter in his appointment as the ESRC Strategic Advisor Data Resources manager. Her role, as PA, involves responsibility for organising and managing all meetings; diary scheduling and planning; arranging travel; email and information management. Attends and takes minutes at two national committees which Peter services (UK Data Forum and National Longitudinal Strategy Committee). She also has responsibility for regularly updating the ESRC National Data Strategy webpage, relating to Peter's Strategic Advisor post.
Lynne's IER responsibilities include the coordination of an academic discussion group which meets bi-monthly throughout the year. She is also a member of the IER Staff Development group. In addition, responding to assist with media enquiries and providing administrative support for colleagues when required.