Ernst & Young
Managing Partner, Oceania Markets & Sydney Office
As the Managing Partner for Oceania Markets, Lynn Kraus leads the firm’s go-to-market strategy across Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Fiji. This includes defining the industry markets in which Ernst & Young (EY) operates, developing the accounts, the brand and enabling the teams.
In her role as Managing Partner for the Sydney office, Lynn is responsible for the revenue, brand, partners and people in EY’s largest Oceania office.
Lynn is also a Partner in EY’s Transaction Advisory Services team, providing integration support to clients in the financial service, real estate and government sectors.
Previously, Lynn was EY’s Oceania People Leader responsible for the recruitment, retention and development of all people and partners. She has also chaired the Oceania firm’s Diversity and Inclusiveness Council and served on the EY Oceania Advisory Council. She is the partner sponsor for GLOW (EY’s Gay and Lesbian Affinity Group) and sits on the firm’s Gender Sub-Committee.
Lynn is a passionate supporter of diversity, and believes in nurturing a talent pipeline of women in leadership. She a member of the Advisory Board for Heads Over Heels, an angel investor in Scale (which helps deliver funds to female-led businesses), a Council Member and the Treasurer of Kidsafe, and a Trustee Member of CEDA. Lynn has also led CEDA’s Women in Leadership series for the past five years.
In 2014, Lynn received the NAB/Women's Agenda National Award for Mentor of the Year.