Having first completed an HND in Hotel Catering and Institutional Management in Oxford, Lynne has since gained almost 40 years of experience in the hospitality industry, ten of which were served aboard luxury motor yachts and a further thirty in other yacht-related and villa management sectors. Lynne has extensive practical experience in all aspects of interior management and is a skilled people manager.
From 1996 to date, Lynne’s skills have been extended through various relevant training courses, including a Professional Training Certificate, the Levels 2 and 3 Awards in Food Safety in Catering, Barista, Floristry and Valet Service courses. Since 2000, Lynne also worked as villa Concierge/Manager and Villa Representative in the Alpes Maritimes, dealing mainly with very discerning, HNWI and UHNWI at the top end of the luxury rental market.
Lynne is a PYA Council Member, assisting with the representation of the Interior Departments of Superyachts, is Vice-chair of the GUEST Steering Committee, a PYA GUEST-approved Trainer and Interior Manager of a 50m Superyacht..
She is a regular contributor to various yacht/crew-related publications and is passionate about the industry which has brought her so much pleasure and adventure!