Executive Leadership Team
Lyn MorgainRole: Chief Executive Areas of responsibility: Strategic direction, operational management, policy and advocacy lead and member of global confederation
Lyn Morgain is the Chief Executive of Oxfam Australia. As leader of Oxfam Australia, Lyn oversees the delivery of a broad range of long-term development programs, advocacy campaigns and humanitarian responses. Lyn has spent her career advocating for the rights of structurally disadvantaged people and communities. She is passionate about peer-based activism and community mobilisation. Within the global Oxfam community, Lyn holds the role of executive champion for the collective work on race, representation and equity. Lyn is a member of the Australian Council for International Development Board. She is a member of the Trust Board for Oxfam in the Pacific.
Prior to her role at Oxfam Australia, Lyn was the Chief Executive of cohealth, a leading Australian community health organisation. She is a strong advocate for the leadership of Australia’s First Peoples and the need for Voice, Treaty and Truth. Lyn is also passionate about the rights of incarcerated people and those reliant on the State. Lyn has been an executive leader in public policy advocacy, not-for-profit and local government organisations for several decades. She is committed to ensuring purpose-led organisations are sustainable and can demonstrate a wholistic commitment to equity, impact and ecological limits.
Lyn is a sought-after speaker, writer, facilitator and chair, enlivening and encouraging discussion of challenging content, with a sense of accountability, equity, respect and care.Follow @MsLynM on Twitter