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Australian Institute of Training and Development appoint Lynette Pinder as new CEO

10 Jul 2018 2:19 PM | Andrea Brown (Administrator)

The Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) has announced the appointment of Lynette Pinder as their new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). She stepped into the role on the 2nd of July taking over duties from Interim CEO and Company Secretary Siobhan Sutherland Rogers who will be returning to the Board.

Jane Calleja, AITD National Board President has stated;

“I am absolutely delighted to welcome Lynette as our new CEO. Lynette’s expertise will bring an excellent mix of strategic understanding and enthusiasm to AITD, and I am sure she will be at the forefront of AITD’s development as we lead by example for all our members.”

Lynette has joined AITD after two years as the ACT State Manager at the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) which she herself graduated from in 2015. Lynette has over 20 years’ experience as a CPA and Executive across Government, education and the not for profit sectors. As the State Manager Lynette championed AICD’s sponsorship of the ACT Women’s Awards on International Women’s Day amongst many other achievements, including increasing member growth, engagement and satisfaction.

“As the leaders in Training and Development in Australia we now have a unique opportunity to focus on our own development in making sure AITD and all its members are getting the highest quality of service and care. I am thrilled to be embarking on this journey and will strive to continue to grow this fantastic organisation to help our members achieve excellence in learning, training and development.”

Lynette is passionate about good governance at all levels, and the importance of teamwork in driving positive performance. As an RMIT and CPA Australian program Graduate, Lynette has a Cert IV in Training and Assessment, and has worked in adult education with Macleay College, NSW TAFE, and several Australian Universities. Lynette has also previously been the Chief Financial Officer of Alzheimer’s Australia, and is currently on the board for Hockey ACT and the National Foundation for Australian Women.

The Australian Institute of Training and Development has been a member-based organisation fostering excellence in individual and organisation learning since 1971. AITD offers a comprehensive range of professional development opportunities including: networking events; courses; conferences; webinars; communities of practice; mentoring; and online discussion forums and is constantly developing and creating courses to suit their growing member base in today’s rapidly growing professional environment.

For more information contact AITD on (02) 9211 9414 membership@aitd.com.au

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