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Lynn Deering is well known as an innovative strategist, problem-solver and a trusted professional. She has held positions across the private, public and non-government sector and brings her diverse knowledge and skills to development roles.

As a career counsellor, Lynn is able to bring a wealth of experience, skills and knowledge playing a significant role in helping others manage their career and navigate lifestyle change. She enjoys the relationships that  rise from this exchange and the opportunity to support people.

Lynn’s coaching and mentoring strategies have been adopted in a range of fields and she holds awards for her innovative program design, training delivery, facilitation and strategic capability.
Lynn’s experience operating small businesses, as a thought leader, Director and CEO she offers her clients insight, ideas and a fresh perspective upon which to draw inspiration. This brings to her work a wealth of organisational knowledge, experience and high strategic capability.  Her career provides evidence of adaptability and creativity that is supported by a practical acumen, competent career management skills underpinned by academic knowledge.

As a contractor, your organization may wish to utilise Lynn’s expertise in organisational development, governance, stakeholder engagement, diversity, strategic planning, project management and professional development.

She has worked in Australia and overseas. This includes remote indigenous communities of WA, NT and  LD. Lynn’s work overseas has included work in Malaysia, Christmas Island, Thailand and Nepal in various capacities.

Lynn Deering brings a credible blend of workforce knowledge, professional qualifications and highly developed skills and expertise to support others.
Qualifications and Memberships

• Certificate 1V Training and Assessment, 2014.* CAVSS 2014
• Masters of Career Development (Leadership), 2013.
• Certificate in Project Management. AIM, 2009.
• Practitioners Certificate in Mediation and Conciliation, 2005.
• Masters of Training and Development (Organisational Development), 2004.
• Graduate Diploma of Business (Management), 1992.
• Bachelor of Education (Multicultural Education), 1988.
• Diploma of Teaching, 1977.
Lynn holds professional membership of Career Development Association of AustraliaCareer Services Australia, Australian Institute of Company Directors and Training and Development Association WA.
CEO and Director positions  
Director, Sector Services and Development, WA Council of Social Services. 2011 - 2013.
Strategic Initiatives Consultant, Department of Child Protection. 2010 - 2011.
Director, Department of Communities. 2009.
Executive Director, Institute of Public Administration Australia WA Division. 2006 - 2009.
Senior Manager and Consultant, Department of Education & Training. 2001 - 2003.
Chief Executive Officer, Council of Funded Agencies (COFA). 1996 - 1997.
Executive Director, WA Hospitality and Tourism Industry Training. 1993 -1996.
Her commitment to community and the not-for-profit sector has included board roles with Women’s Adult Vocational Education, Western Australian Council State Schools, Peel Employment Advisory Committee, Community Arts, NAPCAN, Community Resource Centres, Community Centres, Family Day Care, Job links, Industry Training Councils (health and community services and tourism and hospitality).
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