Lyn Harper joined Humentum (formerly Mango) as an associate trainer in 2012. In this role she has delivered a range of Humentum's financial management training courses in over 14 different countries. Because she is based in Australia her main areas of work are the Asia and Pacific regions. In addition Lyn has undertaken course development work and some consultancies, mainly concerning training and development.
Lyn’s career focus is to support program and finance staff to develop financial skills and confidence, and to assist NGO’s to cultivate sound and effective financial management systems and practices, in order to support good development outcomes. Her professional background includes secondary and tertiary teaching in Australia and overseas, work as an accountant and corporate manager in commercial settings, and several years’ international development project management including seven years with Oxfam.
She holds degrees in Economics and Accounting, a Diploma of Education, and a Master's of International Development.