Lyn is the National Director of Business Women Australia. Her generous spirit, energy and passion for business is infectious. Lyn has a life time of experience helping businesses grow and supporting others in their quest for success. She grew up with a family business in fashion retail and later graduated from uni, enjoyed an impressive corporate career and also established her own successful entrepreneurial ventures. Lyn’s business experience includes senior executive roles with Telstra, KPMG, HHG Legal Group, Diverse IT, Broadreach Communications and HLB Mann Judd. In addition to her role as a National Director of BWA, Lyn has a successful consulting practice.
Typical of her desire to help others, Lyn “gives back” in many ways. She has been on boards including the Stirling Business Enterprise Centre, WA Business Assist and Tura New Music and has been a mentor for undergrad students with the UWA Career Mentor Link since 2013.
Lyn holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) in Strategic Marketing and Management from the University of Western Australia. She has tutored in consumer behavior and marketing, and lectured for UWA in Singapore. She’s a mother to four, wife to Simon and part of a huge family that spans from east coast to west – and over to Ireland. She loves daily walks with her four legged boss “Wasabi” (the family dog).
Favourite Quote: “If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life!”
Lyn Hawkins on TOP TIPS FOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT – click here to listen
Lyn Hawkins on DIVERSITY IN THE WORK PLACE – click here to listen
Lyn Hawkins on WHAT BUSINESS WOMEN WANT – click here to listen